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Uluwehi Farm and Nursery
Uluwehi Farm and Nursery
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po box 910 , Kapaau, HI, US
Climate zone:
Wet/Dry Tropical

Angela Rothweiler Carrie Jones Faan Rossouw Jesse Sherer Keith D'Agostino Kim Hopper Silvia Floresta Stella Caban William Childs
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Uluwehi Farm and Nursery

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Rural, School Projects, Demonstration, Educational

Project Summary

An educational site that develops an extensive germplasm, many features of integrated farm management and permaculture design.

Project Description


This is a nine years ongoing educational site with an internship program for permaculture learning on an extensive homestead. On site are earthworks, a network of ponds and water collection systems, and onsite power generation. The extensive agroforests are integrated sequential plantings focused on plants with a long history of ethnobotanical use. We also develop plantings as niche crops, and the creation of long term value that is stored in the land. We share this homestead and farm model through internships, courses, and also with tours and workshops with the community. We sell plants through our nursery to raise money for our programs and to extend and develop a larger network of sites in the community for resilience and development of ongoing integration of knowledge with plants and design. Design services through the business Pacific Basin Permaculture or (PBP) has lead to extensive ongoing projects in the communities that stand out as models of the permaculture design framework. We integrate farm students into all of these activities for stays of 3-12 months.


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