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Easter Egg Hunt at Haleiwa & KailuaTown!

Farmers’ Market News

April 16, 2014 – Vol. 6 Issue 15

Aloha FarmLovers!

Bring the kiddos… we are getting ready for Easter Eggs Hunts! Easter Bunny will be on hand, so bring your little ones and their baskets and join in the fun. This Thursday in Haleiwa at 5pm, and Sunday in KailuaTown at 9:30 &10:30. FREE.

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Flower Fest This Saturday at PRFM!

 Farmers’ Market News
April 9, 2014 – Vol. 6 Issue 14
 

Aloha FarmLovers!  

Pearlridge Farmers’ Market will celebrate Flower Fest on April 12th. Featuring our islands’ vast array of Tropical Flowers from Orchids to Anthurium, the varieties will dazzle you. Cut flowers, Orchids and many Tropical Plants will be available for purchase. Feast your eyes on beauties from Orchids to Gardenias and see why Hawaii’s Flower Industry is envied around the globe. Take your time to connect with seasoned professionals who will be on hand to share their wealth of knowledge to insure that your home and garden look fabulous.

Join in the Flower Arranging (Large & Small categories) and Lei Making Contests… prizes awarded! Contest is 8:30am-10:30 (please use local flowers only, build arrangements on-site) followed by judging and awards at 11:00. $100 Gift Certificates to Pearlridge Center for First place winners.

Bring your ‘sad’ orchid plants with poor root systems to be repotted by an Orchid Specialist (Small fee may incur.) And learn the proper techniques to do this maintenance yourself for future plants!

And in Pearlridge Farmers’ Market fashion there will be live music, ono grindz, keiki activites, and of course our fabulous farmers on hand to fill your bags with plenty of fresh, locally grown produce!

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Floating Farms and Flower Fest

Farmers’ Market News

April 2, 2014 – Vol. 6 Issue 13

Aloha FarmLovers-

We found this interesting article in Modern Farmer Magazine and thought we’d share it with you. Is this the future of Hawaii farming?

Floating Farms

Thanks to rising sea levels and disappearing soil, agriculture’s future might be all wet.

By Jesse Hirsch on March 19, 2014   Modern Farmer Magazine

On the roof of a million-dollar Honolulu penthouse, with dazzling views of the ocean beyond the city, an unlikely group of revolutionaries is eating octopus – and plotting to disrupt our future. There’s a patent attorney, a documentary filmmaker, several academics, a fish farmer and a former agriculture commissioner (the former governor sent his regrets). Most attendees are wearing bright floral shirts; nobody wears shoes. Scotch and wine keep the mood light in the face of a weighty agenda.

For this is the annual meeting of Blue Revolution Hawaii, a group of futurists who are working out how people can live – and farm – in the deep blue sea. CLICK to continue reading this article…

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