Pomai Weigert is GoFarm Hawai‘i’s new agbusiness consultant! She will consult with program participants, including beginning farmer-training students and agribusinesses statewide.
Weigert has extensive experience in marketing, community relations, agritourism, value-added production, and social media. She has served as a consultant to the Hawai‘i AgriTourism Association and as marketing and community relations director for Ali‘i Kula Lavender Farm, and she was recently named one of the “5 Women Rocking the Food Scene in Hawai‘i” by Forbes magazine.
In other GoFarm news, Leonard Hall and Priscilla Carbajal explain why they farm in the Hawai‘i Department of Agriculture’s newest Buy Local, It Matters TV spot. As first-generation growers, they are motivated by their care for the land and the people and their hope for a healthier, happier, more sustainable future for everyone in the Islands.