HAF Trainings for Teachers

April 8, 2021

The Hawaii Agricultural Foundation shared the following press release announcing free trainings for teachers on Kaua‘i’. For more information on this upcoming program, read the press release below.


Hawaiʻi Agricultural Foundation offers hands-on agricultural-based programs to Kaua‘i and Hawaiʻi Island public and charter school teachers

Honolulu, HI — Hawaiʻi Agricultural Foundation (HAF) will conduct three new teacher trainings for elementary public and charter school teachers, grades 1-5 for its Where Would We Be Without Seeds and Veggie U Hawaiʻi programs.  These virtual and face-to-face training sessions are open to any teacher on Kauaʻi and Hawaiʻi Island. Curriculum, resource materials and supplies (valued at $500) will be provided by HAF at no cost to participating teachers.

Registration is currently open for the following dates: 

  • Where Would We Be Without Seeds virtual training – Tuesday, April 20, 2021 from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm.
  • Veggie U Hawaiʻi virtual training – Thursday, April 22, 2021 from 3:30 to 5:30 pm.

Where would We Be Without Seeds (grades 1-2) is a 6-lesson curriculum that integrates science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and introduces agricultural careers. Students explore seeds, plant cycles, and growing plants for food as it plants the seed that agriculture is a viable career option.

Veggie U Hawaiʻi (grades 3-5) is a standards-based curriculum supported by classroom garden kits. This comprehensive 25-lesson curriculum combines science, health, language arts, and math into an engaging educational experience for students. Using a garden kit (provided to each class) complete with flats, root view boxes and a grow light, students engage in hands-on studies emphasizing the process of seed-to-harvest while incorporating multiple subject area disciplines.

To sign up, click here: http://bit.ly/HAF-Spring2021-TeacherTraining

Space is limited.

HAF teacher training programs for Kauaʻi and Hawaiʻi Island are supported by Hawaiʻi Community Foundation’s Kukio Community Fund, and the Annie Sinclair Knudsen Memorial Fund.

About Hawai‘i Agricultural Foundation

The Hawai‘i Agricultural Foundation is a non-profit charitable organization created to promote agriculture and farming. Established in 2007, HAF’s mission is to support and sustain Hawai‘i’s agricultural industry by addressing critical needs and services of farmers and the agricultural industry in Hawai‘i, and by better connecting the farmers with the community and vice-versa. For more information, visit www.HawaiiAgFoundation.org.

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