Empowering Everyday Changemakers in Agriculture and Conservation
OACA is in the business of supporting sustainable land management by leveraging the remarkable assets of you, our partners in agriculture and conservation . We empower this diverse network of partners - NGOs, industry, farm & ranch operators, and more - with opportunities to learn and share knowledge and best practices.
What We Do
Together We Farm
Trainings, grants, and technical assistance for farmers working on 1 acre+
“Together We Farm” is a program supported by more than twenty community organizations to meet a gap in immigrant and new farmer education. It includes publicly available materials and translation, and provides training for 70 – 100 farmers annually.
Educational programming for schools, teachers, non-formal educators, and college students is supported by a strong network of partners. OACA supports partners through in class presentations, educator workshops, and strategic planning.
What's your next step?
The world of grants and loans can be daunting to go at alone. You don't have to. OACA provides assistance with loan/grant application to advance the next step of your business. Our network of partners assist with strategic planning, business planning, conflict resolution, and more.
West Oahu SWCD
Cooperator Conservation Planning
OACA administers the West Oahu Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) operations. Established in 1950, West Oahu SWCD Cooperators receive many benefits from technical assistance and conservation planning to grading, grubbing and stockpiling exclusions.
MAHALO TO OUR FUNDERS
You Make All This Possible