"These workshops empowered me to take action, to take samples and make the right connections to understand what is needed to increase my soil health."
- Jenna M. 2020 TWF class
After attending the 2020 Soil Health Nutrient Management workshop, we were provided with a soil test to inform what we needed reach the ideal PH and nutrient level for vegetable growing. Funding from the Together We Farm grant program helped us purchase cover crops, soil amendments, and equipment to produce our own compost.
- Farm of the Fearless Monkey
"Throughout my experience in the 3 Together We Farm courses, my biggest take-away was how important it is to maintain the delicate ecological balance of our island, while operating a farm that adheres to sustainable AND profitable ideologies." The image here shows Kekai at the site of their 2020 Together We Farm project where they will be implementing the relatively new method of high density trellis farming to reduce labor and the use of chemicals in farming mangoes.