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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 [ ... ]

WWOOF – Organic Lettuce Farm – Maui, Hawaii

For our latest WWOOF adventure in Hawaii, we arrive at Island Paradise Organic Lettuce Farm in Haiku, Maui.  We’ll help out on the farm suppling a delicious organic salad mix to many of the restaurants and produce shops on the  island. It’s much cooler and wetter on this side of the island and we’re learning LOTS about 14 different kinds of lettuce. Did you know 100g of fresh, raw lettuce provides 247% of your daily Vitamin A? Our favorite so far is the Green Wave with a very distinctive wasabi taste – YUM!   We thought it might be fun to show what we do in [ ... ]