Intro to Grow Workshops

Beginner | Learn more about Hoʻōla Farms' programs by attending one of our FREE one-day Intro to Grow workshopsopen to everyone who wants to come learn with us!

🌱 About this Program

Next Date: Saturday, January 7th  – 8:00-11:00am

If you’re a beginning veteran farmer or rancher, a homesteader looking to scale, or an aspiring agri-business owner, then join us for one of our FREE one-day Intro to Grow Workshops! These programs are open to both veterans and community members who are excited to learn more.

What to expect:

  • An overview of Hoʻōla Farms’ programs, including Groundwork to Grow training, the Hilo Food Hub, and the Hawai’i Farm-to-Car Market.
  • A short tour of Hilo Food Hub and presentation by our instructor.
  • An overview of how to start an agriculture business in Hawai’i.
  • Ability to learn about veteran scholarships and support from Hoʻōla Farms.
  • Upcoming programs and how to apply.

Intro to Grow workshops max out at 20 participants, so space is limited. We will close registration when capacity is met.

📅 Dates & How to Participate

Our Jan 7th Intro to Grow: AGRIBUSINESS workshop is OPEN for enrollment!

Our FREE one-day Intro to Grow Workshops are open to both veterans and community members who are excited to learn more about farming and ranching on Hawaiʻi Island. The workshops max out at 20 participants, so space is limited. We will close registration when capacity is met.

If registration has already closed, please let us know your are interested by filling out our contact form and we will contact you when registration opens again and about future Intro to Grow workshops. 

📍 Location

Exact addresses, if not shown, will be provided later to registered participants.

⚠️ Safety Info

We conduct programs in accordance with federal, state, and local safety guidelines, including COVID protocols. Program participants please note the following:

  • Mask wearing and social distancing while in enclosed spaces is now optional, although we may reinstate COVID rules as needed.
  • Closed-toed shoes and sun protection should be worn in outdoor settings.
  • All on-site educational program participants must complete a liability waiver.

🙏🏽 Mahalo!

Funding for this program is made possible by USDA/NIFA 7 U.S.C. 3319, Section 7405 of P.L. 107-171, as amended., Beginning Farmers and Ranchers Development Program.