Plant Slant Gardening Demonstrations in Koolaupoko

Gardening Demo/Farm Tour & Cacao Tasting

Saturday, October 20
10 – 11:30 a.m.
21 Degrees Estate Cacao Farm
47-546D Mapele Place
Kaneohe, HI 96744


Join Blue Zones Project Koolaupoko and 21 Degrees Estate Cacao Farm owners Maria and Michael to learn how to grow and harvest cacao, honeybee production  and some of the farm's agricultural successes and challenges.

 

Why is gardening important for health and longevity?
Centenarians from most of the Blue Zones® grow or once grew a home garden. Gardening is a source of daily physical activity that exercises the body with a wide range of motion and helps reduce stress. It’s also a near-constant source of fresh vegetables. Additionally, Okinawans maintained medicinal gardens, which included mugwort, ginger, and turmeric– all have proven medicinal qualities. By consuming these every day, Okinawans may be protecting themselves against illness.

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