Entries by Dr. Jana Bogs

Hana Hou–Encore, Encore!–She’s Back—By Popular Demand

Dr. Jana Bogs, nutritionist/horticulturist, gave a well-attended presentation sponsored by Sustainable Kohala on “Gardening for Greater Nutrition” in February. From comments received, it was evident that the information was very much appreciated by attendees. Many people said they wanted to attend, but just couldn’t make it that night. Others, who would have liked to attend, […]

Healthy Plants = Healthy Body

Dragonfly Ranch: Healing Arts Center hosts Healthy Plants: Healthy Body A presentation by Dr. Jana Bogs at 7pm Preceded by a potluck at 5pm Saturday, March 12th “How do we get food back to its former state of glory, nutrition and deliciousness?” asks health educator, Jana Bogs, PhD. A free Quest for the Best ™ […]

The Future of Farming

Published in The Kohala Mountain News, Story and photo by Dr. Frederick Kennedy Dr. Jana Bogs and Sustainable Kohala will host an evening presentation on February 13 to discuss a fundamental paradigm shift in farming and gardening–to a focus on growing more “nutrient rich” foods. Bogs will describe the history which explains how the nutritional […]

Creating Success for Hawaii from the Soil Up!

Growing better quality, Nutrient-RichTM foods can make differences in the lives of producers, marketers, and consumers, as well as the environment. Scientific studies confirm significant declines in nutrient content of produce since 1940. Greater quality is achievable through sustainable production methods, utilizing soil and plant tissue testing for determining nutrient inputs. The aim is to […]

Vision for Sustainable Agriculture

The focus of my research is “Creating Health from the Soil Up”. Sustainable agriculture encompasses many aspects of raising food, fiber and fuel products. We must care take our soils, water and air while monitoring impacts of methods of production on agricultural workers and consumers. Ideally, we as a global community should be able to […]

What Is Nutrient-Rich(TM) Produce?

Problem: Scientific studies show the nutrient density of fruits and vegetables has significantly decreased since 1940, with nutrient losses as high as 81%. Solution: Grow and consume Nutrient-RichTM produce. Think of the possibilities! What if one could select and grow a variety of food plants with genetics that produce maximum nutrition, such as vitamins, minerals […]