Participants will learn about the breadfruit tree from root to fruit, covering culture and history, propagation, planting, pruning, fertilizing, harvesting, preparing, and eating.
Presenters include Ian Cole, Craig Elevitch, and Andrea Dean. Cultural practitioners from each workshop location will share about the culture and history of ‘ulu. Ian Cole is the Collection Manager and Curator for the Breadfruit Institute. He manages NTBG’s breadfruit collections at Kahanu Garden in Hāna, Maui and McBryde Garden in Lāwa‘i, Kaua‘i. Craig Elevitch of Agroforestry Net and the Hawai‘i Homegrown Food Network will speak to the role of ‘ulu in traditional agroforestry systems. Andrea Dean, Co-Director of the Ho‘oulu ka ‘Ulu project, will discuss the statewide initiative to revitalize breadfruit.
Cost of the workshop is $40 per person or $70 for two. Space is limited and advance registration is required.
Register by visiting www.breadfruit.info
by contacting Pedro Tama at email@example.com
Participants are asked to bring a brown bag lunch or food to share.
Revitalizing ‘Ulu (Breadfruit) from Root to Fruit is a program of Ho‘oulu ka ‘Ulu, a project of the Breadfruit Institute of the National Tropical Botanical Garden and the Hawai‘i Homegrown Food Network to revitalize ‘ulu as an attractive, delicious, nutritious, abundant, affordable, and culturally appropriate food that addresses Hawai‘i’s food security issues.
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