Interested in trying your hand at “sustainable living” in Hawaii? We have a year long growing “season”. Many homes on the Big Island are situated on that lots are 1-3 acres in size. Even a smaller quarter acre lot can produce an abundance of food.
While researching articles on sustainable living , I recently came across this informative site called Fresh Take.
“Fresh Take is your weekly roundup of all things related to organic and sustainable living. Join Florida Organic Growers staff and guest experts as we discuss everything you need to know about sustainable living, organic agriculture, and how to make the best lifestyle choices that benefit you and the environment. So if you’re an eco-warrior, a dedicated farmer, or just someone looking to make more conscious decisions, tune in every Friday to get your Fresh Take.
Florida Certified Organic Growers and Consumers, Inc. (FOG) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit established in 1987 as a grassroots organization, formed by those who believe in organic, sustainable, and regenerative agriculture. Our vision is to create a more sustainable and just food system that benefits both consumers and the environment.”
In Hilo, Hi we also have a local Department of Agriculture at 16 E Lanikaula St. who are very helpful with information on growing in our local environment.