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Canoe Plants, the Origins of Apples, Marijuana and More
Garden, Hands-on Ethnobotany, and Film Events with One Island
Botany of Desire
Learn about the fascinating origins of four plants that have altered human behavior in surprising ways: Apples, Potatoes, Marijuana and Tulips. You'll never look at plants the same thanks to author Michael Polan's intriguing stories.
Thursday, January 24th, 6:30pm. By donation; free to One Island members.
GARDEN TOUR: Ancient Hawaiian Agriculture
Join us for our second annual tour at the Amy B.H. Greenwell Ethnobotanic Garden and explore their collection of pre-contact agricultural crops. Learn about the origins of local foods on the Island of Hawaii and the ingenuity that enabled a thriving culture over hundreds of years including techniques you can use in your own garden. Lead by Noa Lincoln, PhD candidate at Stanford University.
NEW: hands on coconut cordage making will conclude the workshop - learn how to twist this
canoe plant fiber into rope using ancient methods.
Friday, January 25th, 9am-noon. Admision to the Garden will be paid at the gate.
One Island Sustainable Living Center
Same Canoe Community Garden Project
National Institute for Food and Agriculture
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