You can grow your own food. And we can help!

Paradise Food Project

- Paradise Food Garden Project:

This is an ongoing project, initially funded by a $380 grant awarded by the Kokua Foundation. Many students with severe physical and academic challenges are in charge of the "Paradise Food" garden.  We have been growing our own vegetables and flowers in our garden since Sept. 2011, and have 50 more seed packages to plant there.  Our plan is to provide produce, seedlings, and small plants to our families and staff and to grow ourselves into great entrepreneurs and community contributors.  We also will provide food to those who are underprivileged. We have published a photo-journal of our school project and posted albums of photos and some videos of our "Conservation Clean-Up" PSA on Check it out!

NEED - We need small flower pots, potting soil, a new hose, some tools, and a fence around our 30 ft. by 30 ft. garden (to keep decrease theft from vandals and animals).  Thank you so very much for giving us this opportunity to continue to grow beautiful fruits and vegetables.  You are welcome to visit and have a home-cooked meal, too, with us.

Where it's at:

Stevenson Middle School
1201 Prospect Street
Honolulu, HI 96822
United States

Garden type:

school/youth garden

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Garden beneficiaries:

disabled people and families

Number of people reached:


What this project needs:

fruit bushes
fruit trees
watering hose
irrigation system
garden cart
compost bin

Project leaders:

Marilyn Rodgers
Theone Kanuha

About us:

KGI is a nonprofit community of over 30,000 people who are growing some of our own food and helping others to do the same.  

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Kitchen Gardeners International
3 Powderhorn Drive,
Scarborough, ME, 04074, USA
(207) 956-0606