Dragonfly Ranch in Honaunau will be hosting a Nutrition Farming for Hawaii presentation by Dr. Jana Bogs this Saturday, December 8. Dr. Bogs will be explaining why and how growing our food in an optimized way, can double or triple the nutrient content—as well as improve the taste of our vegetables. She will be speaking especially to people who have a passion for the `Aina (Hawaiian for “the land which feeds us”). This is an educational experience for students, gardeners, farmers, and others who wish to learn about Nutrition Grown™ food production. Questions welcomed!
Nutrition Farming for Hawaii (NFH) is a grant-funded research and demonstration outreach project. It is bringing more nutritious food to our community through an optimized, environmentally-friendly growing system .
Nutrition Farming for Hawaii Research and Demonstration Garden
Nutrition Farming for Hawaii was started by project director, Dr. Bogs, with the aim of conducting research on improving the nutritional qualities, flavor, and yields of food crops starting from the soil up. The project mission is to improve human health and raise ecological awareness by instituting a paradigm shift in food cultivation practices which produce high yields of delicious, nutritionally-optimal foods. Dr. Bogs will be presenting her data regarding soil and crops that show large increases in food nutrient content as compared to USDA values.
Barbara Moore, “soul proprietor” of the Dragonfly Ranch, says, “It is an honor to host Jana presenting her power point slide show detailing how we can improve our health by eating nutrient rich food we can grow in our gardens. It is wonderful that Jana has the tools and wants to share with us how to improve the quality of our food we can grow with this knowledge.”
Resources to Help You Grow Better
Dr Bogs offers comprehensive laboratory testing of soil and plant tissue, which provide a detailed interpretation to determine what organic-type fertilizers, beneficial microorganisms, and foliar spray nutrients the soil and plants need. In turn, these plants produce the most nutrient-rich, health-promoting foods possible.
Author of Beyond Organic: Growing for Maximum Nutrition and Flavor, Dr. Bogs will have her books available to purchase at a discounted rate. For those who can’t attend, her books are also available on her website, www.BeyondOrganicResearch.com,
Furthermore, Dr. Bogs teaches an in-depth online course called Perfect Soil. Learn more at https://beyondorganicresearch.com/course/.
As part of the outreach effort, Dr. Bogs will be presenting this slide show for free at the Dragonfly Ranch in Honaunau on December 8th at 6:30 pm. Come learn more about the project and how you too can grow your own amazing foods!
How to Get There
Contact Barbara Moore at (808) 238-2159 for directions or see the map at www.dragonflyranch.com. Guests are invited to come early to tour the five bedroom B&B. There is a colorful labyrinth for a meditative walk while viewing the sunset over the South Kona Coast.