The Ins and Outs of Growing Food in Hawai'i

by Glenn Teves and The Conversation's Lillian Tsang

Listen is as long-time Molokai extension agent, Glenn Teves, talks about growing food in Hawai'i and the importance of variety selection.


Seed Diversity is Vital to the Future of Food

by Nancy Redfeather, Glenn Teves, Jay Bost

The work of saving and breeding seed once made enormous contribution to Hawaii's agriculture - and it must again.


Commercial Vegetable Production in Hawaii - June, 1932

by Frederick G. Krauss, Director of Agricultural Extension Service

This 1932 publication from Fred Krauss, Director of University of Hawaii's Agricultural Extension Service is a treasure of a resource, offering specific management t...


The Story of The Blue Lake Bean

by Tony Pierucci

The Historic Courthouse Museum has a large collection of Native American baskets, particularly those created and used by the Eastern Pomo of Lake County. These works...


Pollination of Vegetable & Tree Crops

Learn more about specific pollination habits of tropical fruit trees and vegetables.


Pollinators in Hawai'i

by UH Honey Bee Project

Most flowering plants rely on animal pollinators. Worldwide, there are over 200,000 species of animals involved in pollen transfer including birds, mammals, and inse...


List of Seed Saving Resources

Here you can find valuable information from experienced seed savers to help you deepen and increase your seed saving skills.


Finding A New Crop

Glenn Teves

"What crop should I grow?" is a common question farmers new and old commonly ask. With changing tastes and also changing weather, farmers have to stay ahead of the curve and not get complacent about what and how they farm. In a place where hundreds of different crops...


Pollinator Friendly Gardens


Our islands are a diversity of not only people, culture and ideas, but also climatic diversity. From the mountains to the shore, we have over 140 soil types and most of the climatic zones in the world. We have thousands of microclimates when you add in topography and how trees and windbreaks affect surface and air temperatures...