July 20, 2018
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Author Archives: Cecelia B. Smith

July 2018 Slow Food Nations Festival

Slow Food Nations Festival Aloha KCFA Members: For the second year in a row, KCFA will be an Exhibitor in mid-July at the Slow Food Nations festival in Denver, CO.  Take a look at the website: https://slowfoodnations.org/festival-2018/.  See KCFA listed as a participant in the Taste Marketplace section. Remember that Slow Food USA has granted Pure Kona Coffee their Ark of ... Read More »

July 2018 The Independent Voice

President’s Message, Legislative Update, Vog and Your farm, Canadian Tariff on Coffee Beans, Slow Foods Nation Preparation, Giant Mushroom Cluster,Sorting Coffee Beans by Smell, CTAHR Needs Your Input, Kona Historical Society Auction, Coffee and Heart Health Study, Another Use for Coffee Grounds, Recipe: Kona Coffee Fudgy Brownie Read More »

June 2018- The Independent Voice

Volcano Emissions Injury to Plant Foliage, Volcanic Effect on Ka’u Coffee, Legislative Update, KCFA Supports Pahoa Evacuees, Brew and Roast Guide, Slow Food Nations Festival, Video on Rat Lungworm Disease, Thoughts on Coffee Terroir, No – Coffee does not Cause Cancer, What Do You Want to Learn?, Op/Ed – Distinguishing Coffee Grades, Response to OP/ED, Arabica Genome Sequenced, Coffee Tips, Recipe: Kona Coffee Mochi Write to Us Read More »

KCFA Wants to Help Evacuees

 We need a “count” of what donations of pastries/cookies and pounds of ground 100% Kona coffee that we can expect to receive from you this Wednesday for our “Pahoa Help Event” to be held on Friday. (all info below).   Would you please email us here… just click>>>  info@konaCoffeeFarmers.org to confirm your intended donation? We want to meet our goals of course. Mahalo nui. 2 ... Read More »

May 2018 The Independent Voice

President’s Message, Vertical Selection Workshop,The United Nations & Kona Coffee, Coffee Quality Workshop, CTAHR - Rat Lung Worm Disease Prevention Video, Proposed Resolutions, EXPO 2018 Photos, Coffee Flowers of Different Varieties, Recipe: Coffee Mousse Read More »

Coffee Berry Borer Conference 2018

Coffee Berry Borer Conference 2018 DATE AND TIME Wed, April 25, 2018 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM HSTLOCATION Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel 75-5660 Palani Road Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 CONFERENCE DESCRIPTION 7:30 am – 8:00 am Registration 8:00 am – 4:00 pm ConferenceThe USDA-Agricultural Research Service and University of Hawaii-CTAHR invite you to participate in an all-encompassing ... Read More »

April 2018 The Independent Voice

Kona Coffee Expo – April 6th, Time to Fertilize Coffee, Legislative Update, QuickBooks for Farmers, CA Coffee Companies to add Cancer Warning Label Farm Service Agency Micro Loans, CBB Conference – April 25th, CBB Subsidy Program, Global Coffee Powerhouse, Invasive Stinkbug on the Mainland Recipe: Lamb Ragu Read More »

KonaExpo site

a devoted site to all about our EXPO on April 6! Want to sign up to be a volunteer or a vendor- go here. Read More »