‘Olena (Turmeric) Field Day

Turmeric Field Day Oahu 4-20-2019 Poster
9:00: Welcome and Introduction
9:05: Overview of Production
9:30: Slideshow of Turmeric Trip to Singapore, India, Myanmar
10:00: Mechanical Harvest Demonstration
10:30: Turmeric projects Maui, Kauai and Molokai
11:15: Making Dyes with Turmeric/Easter Eggs/Food Safety
Noon: Pau
Egg dyed with turmeric
The Organic Turmeric Field Day took place on Saturday, April 20, 2019 from 9:00am-Noon at the Waimānalo Research Station, featured presentations by experts and field demonstrations of innovative harvest practices. Participants were able to learn about research trials and innovative production practices being conducted around Hawai’i & take home organically grown turmeric. The agenda for the day was:

In addition to Dr. Ted Radovich, who led the event, Lynn Nakamura-Tengan provided a food safety talk combined with a hands-on demonstration of making dyes with turmeric in honor of the Easter holiday weekend.

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