, Lisa Hotchkiss
, directs all farming operations at Hale Akua Garden Farm including training, scheduling and supervision of interns and farm workers, crop selection and planting, harvesting, and marketing of produce. For the past year she’s been working on increasing biodiversity at the farm. She is also an independent organic crop inspector and has done inspections for the Hawaii Organic Farmers Association (HOFA) and International Certification Services (ICS) on Maui. She has worked many years on farms on Maui and the Big Island.
Hale Akua Garden Farm is a CCOF Certified Organic Farm with a Permaculture-inspired Food Forest and a member of the Hawaii Farmer’s Union.