Hawaii Farmers Union Executive Board Meet To Integrate Wellness Into Annual Strategy For 2021-2022

For Immediate Release: August 13, 2021   Contact: Brynn Foster 808-220-0470 / Bfoster@voyagingfoods.com Hawaii Farmers Union Executive Board Meet To Integrate Wellness Into Annual Strategy For 2021-2022 Kohala, Hawaii – Hawaii Farmers Union executive board members held their annual strategy meetings at Starseed Ranch on the Big Island this week and are committed to incorporating wellness…

Read More

Holding on to a Self-Sufficient Lifestyle

By Scott Crawford The residents of Kīpahulu live off the grid. They generate their own power, obtain water through catchment systems and streams, and grow, gather, raise and catch their own food. The only public utility servicing the area is Hawaiian Telcom. It is a quiet, self-sufficient lifestyle. Located on the southeast side of Maui,…

Read More

Regeneration Is What We All Need Now

The Hawaii Farmers Union United celebrates a decade of existence with a major conference and optimism for the future. By Vincent Mina This is a story about the power of regeneration, and it starts where most everything starts when you’re a farmer: in the soil. If we want vitality in our bodies, we need it in…

Read More

Business Development Series – Archive

General Overview of Series – slides with narrative (15 min) Series Outline Version 1.0 –  Subject to change as we determine needs Contact Sheet – Please add your name and the contact info you are willing to share with other participants. Facebook Group – Please join “HFU Regenerative Business Development Group” for updates and dialog.…

Read More

14 Graduate from HFUF-HFUU Farm Apprentice Mentoring (FAM) Program

Congratulations go out to the fourteen apprentices (see list below with their visions) in the Farm Apprentice Mentoring (FAM) Program who graduated from Phase 1 of HFUU’s farmer training program Thursday, June 29th,  at UH-Maui College. Equipped with over 250 hours of course work and on farm demonstrations in regenerative agricultural practices,  FAM this year had 10 farm mentors, who…

Read More

A Pilgrimage for On Farm Mentoring

On Tuesday, February 24th at the pre-crack of dawn three FAM apprentices, Georgia Pinsky, Rayden (Ola) Kekona and Deneane Hanby along with FAM mentor, Bobby Pahia, HFUF President, Simon Russell, and FAM Program Director, Phyllis Robinson took the first flight from Maui bound for the state capitol. Our mission:  To meet with elected Senators and…

Read More

Job Opening: Maui HFUU Chapter FAM Program

Job Opening – Farm Apprentice Mentoring (FAM) Program Hawaii Farmers Union United  Assistant Program Director FAM Assistant Program Director would have experience as a farmer on Maui, and have excellent writing and communication skills, extensive computer and social media skills, strong knowledge of the Hawaii Farmers Union and how to connect FAM program apprentices with…

Read More

2017 National Young Farmers Survey

Dear Farmers and Ranchers, Thank you for taking time to participate in the National Young Farmers Coalition’s 2017 survey, created in partnership with George Washington University. We will use this information to guide our work, craft our next policy platform, and help break down the barriers facing young people looking to enter agriculture. Your responses…

Read More

Traditions-To-Transitions

Secure Your Family Farm for the Future Topics include: • Tax planning • Legal planning • Conflict management • Transition team professionals • Guest speakers: Dale Bonar, Ph.D.; Kyle Caires, Ph.D.; Kristen Spees, Attorney at Law; Kendra Wong, C.P.A.; Bevanne Bowers, Mediator & Attorney at Law, & more

Read More