Meet a Seed Grower



Meet Evan Ryan

Makawao, Maui 


Pono Grown Farm Center is located at 2100' elevation and historically averages 70" of rain a year.  Evan Ryan offers his love of the land as a permaculture designer, farmer, project manager and educator.  He is the founder of Pono Grown Farm Center on the island of Maui, a diversified production farm and mentoring center raising fruits, vegetables, chickens and bees.  Evan's focus is on bringing permaculture systems to production agriculture for both home gardens, orchards and commercial farms.  

Evan believes that resilient agricultural systems are maintained through quality soil building practices using local resources and maintaining locally adapted genetic diversity in our seed stock.  


Recent Blog Posts

It All Begins...and Ends With Seed

Making the Big Transition: Getting Ready for Fall & Winter in Hawai'i Home Gardens

Growing and Thriving in the Summer Gardens of Hawai’i: A time of unprecedented change.

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