July 26, 2017
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Lee Sugai’s FSA Advisory Committee Candidacy

To: KCFA Members From:  KCFA Board of Directors   Re: USDA/Farm Service Agency Advisory Committee Election   At the KCFA Board meeting on November 17, Lee Sugai (Kona coffee farmer and KCFA member) requested our support for his candidacy for the USDA’s Hawaii County Farm Service Agency’s advisory committee. This committee provides producer input on USDA money and resources for ... Read More »

November 2015 -The Independent Voice

Message from President Tom, Is Coffee More Complex than Wine, Legislative Update, Coffee – the Unlikely Health Elixir, Coffee Value to be Based on Green Bean rather than Parchment, Even Honeybees Love Coffee!, The Perfect Blend: Intellectual Exchanges and Coffee, Kona Coffee Growers Enjoying Year’s Bumper Crop, KCFA Stickers for your Coffee Bags, Disappointing Kona Blend at another Luxury Oahu Resort, KCFA Annual Meeting Coming up in January, Truth in Labeling? Spruce up your KFCA Listing for Christmas Sales, Coffee Flour, Ripeness and Taste Article, Recipe: Ham Steaks with Red Eye Gravy Write to Us Read More »

October 2015 – The Independent Voice

Message from President Tom,Weather Recorder – Bob Smith , CBB Expert Luis Aristizabal, Mahalo to Kona’s Target Store Management, Kudos to Kamehameha Schools, Farm Practices and Flooding Mitigation, Legislative Update, Scammer Alert, Farmer-to-Farmer Program, Heat Sealer Elements, Space Coffee, Caution: May be Harmless if Swallowed, Coffee Grounds Turned into Energy in London, Recipe: Kona Chicken Commentary Write to Us Read More »

KCFA Expired Member Renewal Appeal

9.25.2015-Membership Chair Donna Meiners sent out an appeal for past Members and Supporters to renew, below: Aloha Kona Coffee Farmers Association past Members and Supporters, My name is Donna Meiners and last Spring, I became the volunteer Membership Chairman for our Association. In KCFA, I found an organization that truly supports the small farmer: watching out for our Kona reputation ... Read More »

September 2015 – The Independent Voice

Message from President Tom, Royal Hawaiian Hotel – 10% Luxury?, In 2015, Coffee is Practically a Health Food, More False Labeling – Italian Tomatoes, Keeping Your Beauveria Alive: A Discussion, Legislative Update, Recipe:Banana Coffee Muffins, Write to Us Read More »

KCFA Membership Chair Request

Hello fellow KCFA Members, Our Harvest Fundraiser, a celebration of 100% Kona Coffee, is in 9 days! The date is August 13 and the place is Daylight Mind Coffee in Waterfront Row, on Alii Drive from 5-9pm. Id like to ask you to attend and and to show your support.I believe we are fortunate to have a heritage crop that ... Read More »