Entries by Dr. Jana Bogs

Dr. Bogs Awarded Grant to Study Natural Control of Fireweed

Sustainable Kohala recently offered grants for new sustainable projects in the North Kohala community on the Big Island of Hawaii.  Dr. Bogs was awarded one of the grants for her research proposal entitled, Controlling Toxic Fireweed Through Natural and Sustainable Means. The purpose and goals of the project are to develop practical, natural and sustainable […]

Tropical Edibles Weekend Workshop

Tropical Edibles Nursery in Captain Cook, Hawaii, hosted Dr. Bogs to teach a weekend workshop on Soil: From the Ground Up. The event was sponsored by Hawaii Farm Bureau. The workshop covered the topic of soil nutrient deficiencies, the consequences of that, and how to correct the imbalances. Powerpoint presentations and hand-outs clarified the mysteries […]

2012 Sustainability Innovation Challenge Award Winner

Dr. Bogs won the agricultural division of the One-Island Sustainability Innovation Challenge for her Beyond Organic Growing System entry! Here are the results from the One-Island website– Beyond Organic Growing System ™ (BOGS™) Entrant: Jana Bogs, PhD., Hawi Prize: Inn at Kulaniapia retreat The Beyond Organic Growing System ™ (BOGS™) is a new paradigm of […]

Mangoes at the Moana–Dr. Bogs speaker and mango judge

The 4th Annual “Mangoes at the Moana” event was held on July 21, 2012 at the prestigious Moana Surfrider Hotel.  This is the oldest (and yet very grand) hotel on the world famous Waikiki Beach on the island of Oahu.  Dr. Bogs presented a powerpoint lecture on growing more nutritious foods and enjoyed the ono (delicious) […]

Beyond Organic Consulting

Food Production Consulting from Garden and Farm, to Food Product and Nutritional Supplement Production with a Focus on the Ultimate Nutritional Content, Superior Flavor, and Extended Shelf Life achieved with Environmentally-Sustainable methods. The aim is to “Create Health from the Soil Up” by producing Nutrient-Rich foods using “Beyond Organic” techniques. I work with gardeners and […]

Kohala High School Ag Program Grows Again

Written by Andrea Dean | 27 April 2012 Volunteers spent Earth Day reviving the grounds of the Kohala High School Ag Program (Dr. Bogs on right) For 30 years Uncle David Fuertes was the agriculture teacher at Kohala High School. In its glory days the ag program made $25,000 per year by growing and selling […]

5 Hot Trends for Food

1. Rejuvenative foods—for the “Baby Boomer” feeling the aging process, as well as younger people who’ve perhaps indulged a bit too much in junk food and are now realizing why it was called “junk”. The stressful world in which we find ourselves spurs us to deep nourishment—just to keep up. So what are rejuvenative foods? […]

Magical Hawai’i Land for Sale

Imagine your own 20-acre Hawaiian Paradise! We call it “The Enchanted Forest of Ohia Mana”. The much celebrated Ohia trees are indigenous to Hawaii and produce Lehua blossoms, typically fiery red, but also yellow and orange. Ohia Lehua is the official blossom of the Big Island of Hawaii. It is worn by pa’u riders (fancifully-dressed […]