University of Hawai‘i STEM Pre-Academy is excited to host the first of two virtual workshops on the art of seed saving.
Save Seeds, Save Our Future
Virtual Workshop for K-12 Educators
Saturday, April 23, 2022, 8:30 am – 11:30 am
“Every seed has a story.”
Founder, Seeds of Honua
In this workshop, Hawai‘i teachers will learn and share seed saving practices that preserve the islands’ biodiversity, and encourage self-sufficiency for future generations.
Join us to be inspired and learn from passionate keiki o ka ‘āina barely older than your own students!
Presenter Tyler Levine, a high school junior and Founder of Seeds of Honua, and Contributor Keoni Lorenzo, a UH Mānoa student, represent a generation of fearless agents of change dedicated to securing an ecologically sustainable future for our world.
Debbie Millikan, ‘Iolani School Sustainability Specialist, will facilitate teacher discussion on successfully integrating these hands-on experiences into your classroom and school programs.
- Ability to apply techniques and best practices for basic seed saving: harvesting and storing seeds, seed testing and germination.
- Appreciation of the role of seed saving in food production and food self-sufficiency, reforestation, and maintaining biodiversity in Hawai‘i.
- Leave with strategies for applying seed saving techniques in the classroom.
- Access to educational resources, including teacher- and community-developed lessons and activities.