Job Announcement: FAM Assistant Program Director

Job Announcement!! Aloha to Our Members & Friends, The Farm Apprentice Mentoring Program has an opening for an Assistant Program Director beginning on December 1, 2016. See specifics below. To apply, please send your resume related to the job description and letter of intent to Phyllis Robinson, pfierrorob@aol.com, by November 25th. ****************************************************************************************** FAM…

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Maui’s Indigenous Crop Biodiversity Festival

On Saturday August 27th, all three Maui Chapters of HFUU shared a produce and information booth at the Indigenous Crop Bio-Diversity Festival at the Maui Tropical Plantation. This festival tirelessly organized by Haleakala Chapter member Penny Levin was Maui’s parallel event to the IUCN World Conservation Congress that took place this week and last in…

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Candidates Forum

FRIENDS & MEMBERS OF THE FARMERS UNION: MAUI’S PRIMARY CANDIDATES DEBATE ON AGRICULTURAL ISSUES Please visit these Facebook events linked below for more information regarding each Forum. Forum #1 – State Elections Forum #2 – Maui County Council

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Mondragon Cooperative Visit

In May of 2015, our Board President, Phyllis Robinson went to the Mondragon Cooperative in Spain to explore the world’s most successful cooperative. Along with Mahie Atay of the West Maui Chapter, they sought to find successful ways to apply the Mondragon principles to our community on Maui. They are excited to share and…

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FAM Program Launch!

Farm Apprentice Mentoring (FAM) Program Launch: Eleven New Maui Farmers Chosen The FAM Apprentices and their mentors at their Farm Apprentice Mentoring (FAM) Program orientation at UH Maui College in early May Thanks to a County of Maui Proviso, the Haleakala and Mauna Kahalawai Maui Chapters of the Hawaii Farmers Union…

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