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Lā Kāhea Community Education Farm

Waikapū, Hawaii, United States
Interests:
Disaster Relief
Environmental
Food and Water
Medical
Educational
Primary Services:
Education & Teaching
Science & Research
Agriculture & Food Production

Save the Bees. Plant More Trees. Clean the Seas.

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overview
Lā Kāhea Community Education Farm is an aspiring zero-waste educational facility focused on regenerative agriculture on the isthmus of Maui, HI.
about
 Lā Kāhea Community Education Farm
regenerative agriculture, architectural upcycling, cultural perpetuation

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“We're taking a deep dive into our sustainable future. As we penetrate the surface of the soil, we meet with festering wounds from many years of agricultural practices that violate nature-and our own nature. Can we ignore this pain and still move towards sustainability? Can we compost this pain into passion for pono practices? 
 Yes we can! As we compost our pain, we're also composting the industrial delusion that humans are separate from nature and she exists for us to commodify. The rich, dark soil being created by our composting is strengthening us to revere nature as our teacher, healer and highest self." 
-Astronomer Harriet Witt 




 What do we mean by "aspiring zero-waste educational facility"? We aspire to set a positive example for those around us by taking accountability over our actions as consumers. At the Lā Kāhea, we take recycling one step further by creating conversation around innovative ways to reduce our waste stream as consumers. Our agricultural facility is inspired by Earthship designs and building techniques. 
Achievements

Golden Grantor

Donate $1000 total

Silver Savior

Donate $500 total

Successful Project

Complete a fundraiser

Bronze Backer

Donate to 3 projects

Changemaker

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Admirer

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Project Owner

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EDUCATION

University of Hawaii Maui College
Tropical Agriculture | Sustainable Agriculture
2013 - 2015
University of Wyoming
American Studies | Sustainability and Yoga
2008 - 2014
University of Massachusetts
Bachelor of Science | Civil Engineering
1999 - 2005
Illinois State University
Masters of Science | Biology
2008 - 2011
University of Wyoming
English, Philosophy | null

CREDIBILITY

Certifications and Registrations
Bena Pegg, Research & Grazing
Received: February 20, 2019
Nik Hurtz, Beekeeper & Farmer
Received: February 20, 2019
James Simpliciano Consulting Farm Fresh chef & farmer
Received: February 20, 2019
Jacob Freeman, PE: Principal Engineer
Received: August 7, 2018
Winsome Williams, La Kāhea Project Manager
Received: August 7, 2018
Emory Blair, Designer & Farmer
Received: February 20, 2019
Matthew Goetter
Received: March 4, 2019
Languages
English
Professional
French
Intermediate