Amazing Taro Feast

SUBHEAD: Join in a taro festival on Thursday, 23rd of August at 7:30pm at Children of the Land. By Jill Richardson on 22 August 2012 in Island Breath - ( Image above: A medley of taro harvesting images. FromRegenerations Botanical Garden. WHAT: Adopt a Taro Variety Celebration & Feast WHEN: Thursday, 23rd of August 2012 from 7:30pm to 10:30pm WHERE: Children of the Land Center Kauai Village Shopping Center 4-831 Kuhio Hwy #332, Kapaa Next to Papaya's Natural Foods CONTACT: Jill Richardson Regenerations Botanical Garden Phone: 808-652-4118 Email:
A unique and special opportunity to taste 40 organically grown varieties of taro and receive planting material of this sacred Hawaiian food. Featuring a screening of the film “Mālama Hāloa – Protecting the Taro” starring Uncle Jerry Konanui- who will be at this event to talk-story and share his love and knowledge of kalo (taro) with us! After 8 months of growth at the Kaua`i Community College farm, 43 varieties of taro were harvested over last weekend. The huli (cuttings used for propagating taro) are being distributed to planters all over Kaua`i. Many of these are rare traditional Hawaiian varieties that are prized for their beauty and superior eating quality. Now you can sample dozens of varieties and network with other taro lovers at this unprecedented dining event. Willing gardeners and farmers will adopt and take home prized taro varieties to grow out and share. This event is presented by Regenerations Botanical Garden, Children of the Land, and Makaweli Poi Mill. .

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