Musician/Coffee Farmer

Friday- Pruning Workshop and CTAHR’s workshops

Kona Coffee Farmers Association presents: Coffee Talk- Pruning Workshop! When:     This Friday, January 22, 2016 Registration begins at 8:30.    Class to start promptly at 9 am! Where:    Bob Nelson’s Farm- makai of Kona Joe sign in Kainaliu, along Mamalahoa Highway Why:       Make Good Choices by learning Correct Techniques Class will be less than…

Upcoming Coffee Workshops

KCFA Presents: Coffee Talk-  Pruning Workshop: Making Good Choices by Learning Correct Techniques Bob Smith and Bob Nelson will again offer their popular annual KCFA Pruning Workshop at Bob Nelson’s farm in Kainaliu. Suitable for newbies and as a refresher for all! WHEN: January 22, 2016- Friday 9 am  WHY: Learn the value of Pruning correctly and how it impacts future growth and…

Annual Membership Meeting Friday January 8

WHERE: Kahaluu Beach Pavilion WHEN: 11:00 am – Friday, January 8, 2016 WHY:  9th Annual KCFA General Membership Meeting & Potluck Come and hear what your 100% Kona Farmers Association has done over the last accomplishing year. Hang out with your fellow farmers and cast your vote for the new KCFA Board Members to represent you. Also…

January 2016 – The Independent Voice

Message from President Tom, Annual General Meeting, Charlie Needs a Bestie, Barrel-Aged Coffee Combines Caffeine with Alcohol, Heart-Healthy Coffee, Legislative Update, Five Star 100% Kona Coffee Chef’s Awards, “Hawaiian Kona Blend” for $4.695/lb, Coffee Farms and Carbon Offsets, Coffee, Critters, and Crisis, New Actions and Rules for Food & Pesticides, Startup cuts out the Middleman, Kona Coffee Makes Your Brain Speedier than Others, Recipe: Dirty Chai

Pruning Workshop Handout

Pruning Coffee – Bob Smith and Bob Nelson www.KonaCoffeeFarmers.org Friday-January 22, 2016 “COFFEE TALK” Presentation 9am WHY:  Coffee trees require yearly pruning to remove unproductive branches and to make space for new vigorous growth.  Coffee verticals have a growth cycle of 3 years.  Maximum production is achieved the 3rd year. Growth thereafter is on a…