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First ever roof farm at a medical facility in Hawaii


Medical Center roof farm ready for planting.

Kailua’s Castle Medical Center to unveil roof farm Oct 28

Hawaii News Now
Oct 25, 2012

Excerpt:

Along with the celebration, Castle Medical Center is unveiling to the public the Nation’s FIRST ever roof farm at a medical facility. Tours will be given at the event.

Learn the advantages of roof top farming and how it will reduce cost to the medical center, grow its own nutritional vegetables and make it available to the community.

“Let’s Talk Food” supports a national movement to reduce hunger; promote safer, healthier diets; and support sustainable and organic farms. Through fun, hands-on activities, “Let’s Talk Food” will focus on education and promotion of local produce, healthy whole foods and the importance of local food production.

Don’t miss these activities:

· Farmers market.

· Vegetarian food demonstrations and informational displays at the Castle Wellness Center.

· Bistro Roof top Farm Tour.

· Children’s activities.

· Mini – fair for disaster preparedness presented by the Kailua Disaster Preparedness Subcommittee.

Read the complete article here.

Castle Medical Center Facebook page here.