Humanities Guåhan CARES Act Grant Awarded to GSC

The recent months have demonstrated to GSC that our mission expands beyond the separate categories of environmental sustainability and food security. With help from the Humanities Guåhan CARES Act, we will be able to foster a community that is knowledgeable about local food and its cultural significance to our island’s community. We also understand thatContinue reading “Humanities Guåhan CARES Act Grant Awarded to GSC”

Local Produce and Seedlings for Seniors

As a part of our Supporting Farmers, Sustaining Families program, Guåhan Sustainable Culture (GSC) donated 50 bags of fresh local produce and 40 seedlings on Friday, July 3, to senior citizens residing in Summer Town Estates in Dededo. Our organization received a donation of seedlings from Paloma Farms and combined it with our weekly produceContinue reading “Local Produce and Seedlings for Seniors”

GSC Receives Grant Award from National Farm to School Network

We’re happy to share that we’ve received a $5,000 grant award from the National Farm to School Network to support our ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic. With this funding, we’ll be able to continue our efforts of supporting our local farmers and our local food system, while providing local produce to families in need.Continue reading “GSC Receives Grant Award from National Farm to School Network”

The Egg Layers have arrived!

There are now twelve new and proud owners of egg laying baby chicks that, in about 4-6 months, will be hatching fresh eggs in their owners’ backyards!  On Friday, April 3rd, Guåhan Sustainable Culture (GSC)  issued live day-old baby chicks to individuals who had attended a Backyard Egg Production workshop last month that was hostedContinue reading “The Egg Layers have arrived!”

Backyard Egg Production

March 07, 2020 Guåhan Sustainable Culture welcomed over 30 future chicken farmers to a Backyard Egg Production workshop that was conducted by the University of Guam’s Extension Specialist, Dr. Bob Barber along with Mark Acosta and Jessica Nanguata who are also from UOG. The workshop discussed how chickens, when kept in proper conditions, can beContinue reading “Backyard Egg Production”

Summertown Microgreens Workshop for Residents

February 01, 2020 As part of its year long programming, Guåhan Sustainable Culture held its popular microgreens workshop for the seniors and residents of Summertown Estates. Through this activity, participants were able to bring their finished plantings home to care for and harvest on their own.  The workshops are designed to encourage seniors and theContinue reading “Summertown Microgreens Workshop for Residents”

Oceanview Middle School Career Day

February 21, 2020 Guåhan Sustainable Culture founders enjoyed talking to Oceanview Middle School students about their goals and ideas as well as the importance of food security and a career in farming.  Students afterwards participated in a hands-on activity  transplanting their very own eggplant seedlings to take home and care for on their own. WithContinue reading “Oceanview Middle School Career Day”

Histories of Farming and Agriculture on Guåhan

Guåhan Sustainable Culture (GSC) is currently organizing an archival research and oral history project on the Histories of Agriculture and Farming on Guåhan. In order to envision a future of environmental sustainability and food sovereignty on Guam, GSC hopes that a look into history will provide the island with knowledge of sustainable practices lost toContinue reading “Histories of Farming and Agriculture on Guåhan”

PTC Carabao Connection Fair at Maria A. Ulloa Elementary

On January 14, Guahan Sustainable Culture joined the Maria A. Ulloa Elementary School’s Parent Teacher Conference and “Carabao Connection Fair”. Students and families were able to plant herbs and vegetables at GSC’s booth to take with them to grow and harvest at home.  Thank you to the faculty and staff at Maria A. Ulloa ElementaryContinue reading “PTC Carabao Connection Fair at Maria A. Ulloa Elementary”

Grow your own Microgreens at Hyatt Regency Guam

On January 11, we partnered with the Hyatt Regency Guam Hotel for an awesome workshop where we demonstrated how to grow your own microgreens. Hyatt Executive Chef Mirko and his team then prepared some wonderful creations to taste test and demonstrate what microgreens can be used for at home. View more pictures in the slideshowContinue reading “Grow your own Microgreens at Hyatt Regency Guam”