April 2013 – The Independent Voice

The Independent Voice ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† Newsletter of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association¬†¬† April 2013 PO Box 5436 Kailua Kona Hawaii 96745 USA ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†…

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 ‚Äď 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…

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 ‚Äď Bigger & Better Kona Coffee From Ka‚Äôu?!? $20,000/Year Out of Your Pocket? Hawaii Farmers Union United Editor: ¬†Clare Wilson¬†…

December 2012 – The Independent Voice

The Independent Voice ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† Newsletter of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†…

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…

November 2012 – The Independent Voice, New Pest

The November edition of The Independent Voice has just been released. Thanks again to our editor Clare Wilson’s efforts, you can read the latest from the KCFA! HERE HDOA- New Pest Alert here From CTAHR- Andrea Kawabata Deadline to apply for Crop Insurance Policies is Dec. 31, 2012 for policies starting Jan. 2013. Crop Insurance…

November 2012 – The Independent Voice

The Independent Voice November 2012 ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Newsletter of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† PO Box 5436 Kailua Kona Hawaii 96745 USA ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†www.konacoffeefarmers.org¬† ¬† ¬† [email protected] Contents Little Fire Ants Coffee & Art Stroll Wrap-up Hawaii Farmers Union United Annual Convention 2013 Annual General Meeting to be…

October 2012 – The Independent Voice

¬†The Independent Voice October-2012 ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Newsletter of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†…

September 2012 – The Independent Voice

¬†The Independent Voice Newsletter of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† September 2012 PO Box 5436 Kailua Kona Hawaii 96745 USA ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†www.konacoffeefarmers.org¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†[email protected] Contents: CBB Workshop Report Message from Luis Aristiz√°bal Legislative Update Two Step BBQ Safeway Boycott Update AOPA Making Change Jams/Jellies for Cultural festival KFCA Coffee Label…