Plant It Forward

Plant It Forward

Kapi‘olani Community College student Mia Melamed recently installed five planter boxes above the Service & Sustainability Learning program’s māla at Manele Building as part of the Plant It Forward initiative to allow KCC students to grow and harvest edible plants.

“It’s about planting without the use of synthetic fertilizers or synthetic herbicides or synthetic pesticides — all of that — hormones, and it’s producing healthy and nutritious plants and crops,” Melamed said. “We’re just trying to sustain native plants as well and also being able to feed yourself and without having to go the grocery store.”  Read more >>

(Kapi‘o Staff Writer – Nathan Sadowski)

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