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Tabin Row

Tabin Row. My new home for the next 6 months. Two canvas walls, a plexi-glass roof, and two wood side walls never felt so welcoming.

Tabin Row. My new home for the next 6 months. Two canvas walls, a plexi-glass roof, and two wood side walls never felt so welcoming.

And so community life begins. I will spend my summer with 45 other apprentices at the UCSC Farm & Garden. We will live, work, and learn together everyday for the next 6 months.

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Farming the Youth in Hawaii

Hilda from MA'O Organic Farms is one of the four-year program participants. She recently graduated from MA'O's two-year program and is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Hawaii while working at MA'O as a manager.

The drive to MA’O Organic Farms in Waianae on the West Side of Oahu winds along a coastline dotted with extravagant vacation resorts, industrial power plants, run down strip malls, and military artillery test zones. The main highway is lined with boarded up local businesses and restaurants rotting in the shadows of colorful, bright signs beckoning customers to fast-food chains like McDonald’s and KFC.

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