December 2017 – The Independent Voice

Chefs’ Choice Awards, KCFA Member Perks, Loans for Storage Facilities, Annual KCFA Membership Meeting, Another Wine Yeast Fermentation Story, Growing for the Future, Coffee Blend Labeling Issues, History of Coffee Pros and Cons, Christmas Trees and Invasive Pests, Coffee Biofuel for London Buses,
Boost Your Holiday Sales, Recipe: Winter Spiced Coffee and Write to Us

November 2017 – The Independent Voice

Panama Coffee Auction Record Bid – $601/lb., Fermentation with Yeast – an Experiment, Revisit the Feldman Study, HDOA Sponsored Food-Oriented Trade Shows, Questions about KonaRed Cold Brew Coffee, Seal of Quality Campaign, Salute to Supporting Business Member: Lind Insurance Services, Recipe: Kona Gold Martini, Write to Us

October 2017 – The Independent Voice

National Coffee Day/World Coffee Day, Farewell to Lisa Corker, Kona Coffee Cultural Fest Cupping Competition, Coffee Fermentation with Yeast Workshop, Coffee & Art Stroll Booth Volunteers, NRSC Sign-Up Deadline – October 20, Lessons from Puerto Rico, Coffee Trivia, Hawaii Ag Conference 2017, A LEAN Farm, Salute to Supporting Business Member: Ashe LLC, and Recipe: Tiramisu

September 2017 – The Independent Voice

Little Fire Ant Training, Website Redesign in Process, HDOA CBB Pesticide Subsidy Program, Last Fertilizer Application, Makana o Aloha, Promote your Website on the Hawaii Ag Products Portal, Slow Food Nations Conference, Sparkle Up Your Buy Direct Listing, Legalities of Buying Cherry, What is the current Cherry Price?, Salute to Supporting Business Member: I`iwi Kona Coffee, Recipe: Coffee Float

Addendum to August 2017 – The Independent Voice

August 2017 – The Independent Voice Are There Little Fire Ants on Your Property? Unfortunately, Little Fire Ant seems here to stay.  It’s been reported throughout the Kona districts, with more farms identifying it weekly.   Mayor Kim has directed the County Department of Research and Development to assess the economic and social impact of…

August 2017 – The Independent Voice

Andrea’s CBB Website Wins National Award, Major Problems Found in Plant Quarantine Audit, NRCS Program Funding Information, National Coffee Month
USDA Transportation Cost Reimbursement Program, Salute to Supporting Business Member: West Coast Seed Mill Supply Co., Recipe: Brown Sugar and Coffee Barbeque Sauce

July 2017 – The Independent Voice

Governor Ige Signs HDOA Subsidy Bill, Chemistry of Coffee Roasting – Part 2, Help for Honduran Farm Workers, NYT Articles on Benefits of Drinking Coffee
Seats Available for Korea Trade Mission, Kona Road Construction in 1897, Preserving your Farm for the Future, Salute to Supporting Business Member: Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union and Recipe: Mocha Coffee Cake with Coffee Glaze

June 2017 – The Independent Voice

Doing Business in China, Legislative Update, Q Trader Training and Exam, Thank You Volunteers, Growing Coffee in California, Chemistry of Coffee Roasting,
Local Inventors Attack Fire Ants, Interested in Export Markets?, Hawaii Farmers Exchange, The Price of Kona Coffee on the Mainland, Salute to Supporting Business Member: Kona Decaf Coffee Co.
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May 2017 – The Independent Voice

Vertical Selection Workshop, Made in Hawaii – Really?, 10th Annual EXPO, Report from the SCAA Show, Time to Fertilize, Coffee for the Troops, Salute to Supporting Business Member: Hawaiian Soil Therapeutics, Recipe: Coffee Sauce for Ice Cream

April 2017 – The Independent Voice

10th Annual EXPO, Legislative Update, Coffee Country in Colombia, OZY Reports on Truth-in-Labeling for Kona Coffee, Immigration Crackdown Concerns, Coffee Production Up in the State, House Resolution Concerning Immigration, Luis Aristizabal Video, Learn the Kona Coffee Heritage, Combine Miracle-Gro with Botanigard? Salute to Supporting Business Member – Pooki’s Mahi, Recipe: Coffee Vinaigrette