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Tropical Permaculture Design Course

 January 6th – February 3rd, 2019

We’ve taken the standard international permaculture certification curriculum and extended it to a month-long integrated studies program that emphasizes hands-on skills, diverse farming techniques, and appropriate technology solutions for low-impact living and working. The month-long course will take place at multiple locations across Maui.

Farm Tours

Book 1 Week in Advance

Pono Grown founder Evan Ryan offers educational tours of the farm. The cost is $25 per person, $100 minimum. Large group pricing available. Tours last around 1.5 hours and are available by appointment only.

Introduction to Edible Landscaping with Evan Ryan

 June 7, 9am-noon

Discover the beauty and health potential of a backyard planted with food crops. This 3-hour workshop will introduce the concepts of design, the choices of annual and perennial food crops, and the beauty that can be achieved by inviting those food crops to be your ornamentals.

Introduction to Permaculture Design with Evan Ryan

August 4 & 5

Learn the fundamental principles of permaculture design from Evan Ryan, founder of Pono Grown Farm in Makawao. Gain an understanding of how to recognize patterns in natural ecosystems and apply the principles to garden and landscape design.

Pruning Fruit Trees with Evan Ryan

August 2, 4pm-7pm

This 3-hour hands-on class covers the basics of pruning a variety of fruit trees for tree health, good form and fruit production. Explore a thriving fruit tree orchard at Pono Grown Farm in Makawao, and see best practices first-hand.