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WWOOF – Kona Coffee Farm – Big Island, Hawaii

All the Kona Coffee we can drink? Really? And a view to die for? Sign us up!! For our 3rd WWOOF experience in Hawaii, we made the quick flight to The Big Island to Lyman Kona Coffee Farm for a first-hand look at organic coffee farming. Working as a farm intern taught us a great deal about what it takes to make a quality cup of coffee. The perfect combination of sunshine, water, fertilizer and helping hands from the WWOOFer world! This was our very own ”B&B” for “Barn & Breakfast”! Once our own breakfast was finished, it was our job to head down the driveway to [ ... ]

WWOOF – Dragonfruit Farm – Lahaina, Hawaii

For our first WWOOFing experience, we arrive in Lahaina, Hawaii, ready to learn all about dragonfruit and organic farming. We’re given our tents and a quick review of what needs to be done around the farm. Though it’s hard to concentrate on the weeds when you realize those are whales breeching from the ocean just below us! WOW! All in all, it’s been a great week! We’ve learned a little about dragonfruit and a LOT about starting a farm from scratch; as this week’s concentration was on building an outdoor kitchen and starting the “Hales” or small Hawaiian houses so the next [ ... ]