Nutrition Grown Farmland Closes Escrow

It’s a stunning 20 acres of deep soil in North Kohala, on the Big Island of Hawai`i.  Long-fallowed in grass, this land will soon be growing Beyond Organic, nutrient-rich produce.  With a full ocean and Maui view (look closely in the photo–Maui is somewhat hidden in clouds), the land is true joy to behold!

Nutrition Grown Farm in Hawai`i

Nutrition Grown Farm in Hawai`i

Big Island Avocado Festival and a Visit with the Mayor

Aloha All,  My good friend, Dr. Randyl Rupar, is the driving force behind the wonderful Avocado Festival each year.  This Saturday, February 21, will be the 9th Annual festival, which features live music, a myriad of vendor booths, and, of course, lots and lots of avocados!  Avocados are incorporated into interesting and delicious dishes, some of which will be entered in…

Food Forest Thriving with Beyond Organic Methods

Check out this food forest project in Hawi, Hawaii started about 1 year ago.  

Kohala Chapter of Hawaii Farmers Union United Established and Working

Here’s a sneak preview of an article I submitted to the Kohala Mountain News.  You heard it here first! Kohala has recently formed a chapter of the National Farmers Union, an organization established in 1902 to unite farmers and others interested in food in cooperative efforts of education and legislation. The National Farmers Union mission…

Mele Kalikimaka (Merry Christmas) a Hauoli Makahiki Hou! (& Happy New Year!)

Aloha All,  Another year has zipped by!  I hope it has been a great year for you and your garden or farm.  For me, a big thing was getting my Beyond Organic book published in printed form.  It has been well received and is being sold in over 20 locations around the Big Island.  There…

Look at the size of these veggies! More Video from Big Jake

Big Jake has been using Beyond Organic methods for only a short time, but already having great results!

Big Jake’s Garden

“Wheel of Fortune” Rolls Across “Beyond Organic Grass”

Wheel of Fortune came to Hawaii this past week.  The Hilton wanted the grounds for the set to look great and called on a turf grower I work with to get some grass.  No pictures were allowed to be taken of the set, but here’s a copy of my ticket I used to see the show…

Please join us for a great gardening event at Basically Books in Hilo this Saturday, July 26 at 2pm

Three speakers–all about growing great food! Dr. Bogs covers all aspects of what makes food more nutritious and shows that even foods produced under certified organic systems often have little more nutrition than their conventionally grown counterparts. Throughout the book, Dr. Bogs reveals how our personal health is directly tied to the nutritional value of…

Beyond Organic Book Hits #1 on Amazon Again

Here’s the screen shot from Amazon– #1 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Gardening & Horticulture > Vegetables Thanks for your support!   Aloha