Legislative Alert! Help Needed by Monday 2:45 pm

LEGISLATIVE ALERT!  WE NEED YOUR HELP.   WE NEED EACH KCFA MEMBER TO SUBMIT WRITTEN TESTIMONY TO THE SENATE AGRICULTURE COMMITTEE ASKING THAT THE STATE OF HAWAII RECOGNIZE CBB AS A DIRE EMERGENCY FOR COFFEE FARMERS. The Background—HB353 (CBB Research and Farmer Support)—This bill was introduced by Kona Representative Nicole Lowen and provides for $500,000…

March 2013 – The Independent Voice

The Independent Voice Newsletter of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association                                                     March 2013 PO Box 5436 Kailua Kona Hawaii 96745 USA                                                              www.konacoffeefarmers.org   [email protected] Contents: Coffee Talk – Latest CBB Research Letter to President Obama and Secretary Vilsack Legislative Update      Video Testimony      Fair Labeling Bill      CBB Research /Farmer Support…

February 2013 – The Independent Voice

NB- Only with the gentle urging of Newsletter Editor Clare Wilson does The Independent Voice get published monthly.  Thank you Clare! ************************************************************************************************   The Independent Voice Newsletter of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association                                                     February 2013 PO Box 5436 Kailua Kona Hawaii 96745 USA                                                              www.konacoffeefarmers.org           [email protected]  Contents Message from President Smith Aloha Ron…

EXPO January 25, 2013 PHOTOS

The 6th Annual Kona Coffee Farmers Association’s EXPO.  A  KCFA community service project for all small farmers with resource and informational tables.  Highlight of this year’s was speaker Tommy Greenwell, on “The State of The Infestation” – a comprehensive look at the Coffee Berry Borer’s impact, in Kona, during the last year.  All photos courtesy of KCFA Member  Bob…