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January 2013 – The Independent Voice

The Independent Voice Newsletter of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association                                                  January 2013 PO Box 5436 Kailua Kona Hawaii 96745 USA                                                              www.konacoffeefarmers.org    [email protected] Contents Message from President Smith Annual Coffee Farmers Expo – Bigger & Better Kona Coffee From Ka’u?!? $20,000/Year Out of Your Pocket? Hawaii Farmers Union United Editor:  Clare Wilson …

6th Annual EXPO

Free Admission  and Everyone Welcome Resources who will have displays include: Agro Resources                                              HDOA – Entomologist Rob Curtiss Alii Design & Printing                      …

Trader Joe’s Honorary Membership

CONTACT PERSON – CLARE WILSON (808) 322-7094 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE KONA COFFEE FARMERS ASSOCIATION HONORS TRADER JOE’S FOR SUPPORT OF 100% KONA COFFEE KAILUA KONA, HAWAII, December 17, 2012 The Kona Coffee Farmers Association (KCFA) has awarded an Honorary Membership to Trader Joe’s Company in recognition Trader Joe’s contribution to the “fair marketing” of 100% Kona…

December 18, 2012- Member Email

Today at 2 pm at CTAHR, Kainaliu KCFA FACILITATES FORMATION OF THE KONA CHAPTER OfTHE  HAWAII FARMERS UNION UNITED KCFA is facilitating an organizational meeting of the Kona Chapter of the Hawaii Farmers Union United.  The HFUU Kona Chapter meeting is scheduled to begin at 2 pm on December 18, 2012 at the CTAHR meeting…

RESOLUTION ACKNOWLEDGING TRADER JOE’S SUPPORT OF 100% KONA COFFEE

RESOLUTION ACKNOWLEDGING TRADER JOE’S SUPPORT OF 100% KONA COFFEE 1–WHEREAS, a Kona Coffee Farmers Association member has brought to the attention of this Board that Trader Joe’s is offering “KONA COFFEE CREAMY HALF-DIPPED SHORTBREAD COOKIES” to gourmet consumers on the Mainland; and 2—WHEREAS, the coffee flavoring ingredient in these “KONA COFFEE CREAMY HALF-DIPPED SHORTBREAD COOKIES”…

AOPA Founders Conference Report

American Origin Products Association Report of Founders Conference October 13, 2012 Fayetteville, Arkansas A copy of the final program for the first national meeting of the American Origin Products Association is available in the AOPA Dropbox. Producer groups represented at the meeting included: Ginseng Board of Wisconsin Sally McCarthy Godlewski Idaho Potato Commission Pat Kole…

December 13, 2012 Member Email

The December issue of THE INDEPENDENT VOICE, the monthly newsletter of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association is available for your viewing here.  Many thanks to the tireless efforts of our KCFA editor, Clare Wilson! Happy Holiday Season to all.  Mark your Calendars for our Annual Meeting at Kahaluu Beach Pavilion on January 12th.  Only paid up members for 2013 may vote in…