Plant Aloha Series: Bean-to-Bar Chocolate Making in Puna with Steven Lund (Hawaii Island)

October 5, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Hawaiian Sanctuary
13-3194 Pahoa Kalapana Rd
Pāhoa, HI 96778
Wade Bauer

Thursday, October 5th 2017 – 9:00am-12:30pm

Bean-to-Bar Chocolate Making in Puna, with Chocolatier and Founder of Hawaiian Sanctuary Steven Lund. Learn how to take fresh cacao pods to artisan Chocolate in your own kitchen. Tour a real tree-to-bar chocolate making operation and cacao orchard.

Steve is passionate about natural farming, soil science, tree to bar chocolates and sacred commerce. He will inspire you with his playful Aloha spirit and passion for sharing in permaculture and commUnity living and learning. Steve holds two certifications in permaculture, and two in natural farming (one with Master Cho and one with Kim ChongSuk Chang). He also received a natural farming certification from JADAM.

Hawaiian Sanctuary’s Plant Aloha Series of FREE Sustainable Farming Classes is proud to present Korean Natural Farming (6 Class Series) with Eric (Drake) Weinert. Eric was born and raised in Hawaiian Acres. He has lived and taught Korean Natural Farming for over a decade under Master Cho and is presently the Secretary of Cho Global Natural Farming Hawai’i.

Plant Aloha Series Hawaiian Sanctuary is proud to present Plant Aloha, a free educational series of various sustainable farming classes every Thursday morning, from 9:00am until 12:30pm with monthly special offerings, led by local and visiting experts.

wade1The goal of this series is to teach Hawaii residents how to efficiently grow their own food at home to provide a fresh organic balanced diet. From field or backyard to table all the crops necessary are covered including their: propagation, cultivation, harvest, preservation, and use.

The permaculture tools and techniques we teach focus on easy and practical ways to create food abundance at home. Every class is a blend of practical theory and hands on projects. Occasionally, free plant starts will be available.

View the full Plant Aloha Series schedule on our Calendar.

To register for a class, email us at

Wade BowerWade Bauer is the primary Plant Aloha permaculture lecturer. He has taught Permaculture for over 13 years, with 10 years in Hawaii. With a B.S. in Environmental Biology and as the founder of Hawaii Edible Landscaping & Permaculture Design, he provides consultation, design, and installation. Wade’s farm: Malama Aina Permaculture in Kapoho, is focused on permaculture education and being a demonstration site modeling a locally appropriate sustainable homestead.


Steve Lund
Wade Bauer

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