[Homeroast] Big Island of Hawaii

Dave Huddle 137trimethyl26dioxopurine at gmail.com
Sat Jan 7 08:55:21 CST 2012


About 10 years ago, Terry picked us up when we got off a cruise ship
and took us up into the coffee growing area.    We got to see coffee
and Macadamia trees on his friend's farm and had a great visit.    We
haven't forgotten how much we enjoyed or visit with him.

Dave & Cindy
Westerville, OH


On Fri, Jan 6, 2012 at 11:54 AM, Terry McVay (rr) <tmcvay at hawaii.rr.com> wrote:
> Wonderful to hear that you will be coming to the Big Island for vacation I
> hope you have a great time and I would love to get a chance to meet you and
> the family. I saw Zara's response and I know that there are several
> homeroasters over the years that have stopped over (including Tom) and trust
> that they will respond.  Although I have worked with several coffee farmers
> and have been able to to help with the harvests on occasion at friends
> farms, I have never 'taken a tour' and would not know what to suggest. Ditto
> the coffee shops, unless I have to I don't have coffee 'out' and wouldn't
> know who makes a good cup these days. At the International Market (a
> collection of shops primarily for tourists) there is a coffee shop where the
> owner is a roaster and has a beautiful roaster in the shop as I recall but
> like most he makes his coffee wayyyy to weak for my taste.
>
> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:homeroast-bounces at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com] On Behalf Of John and
> Emma
> Sent: Thursday, January 05, 2012 3:44 PM
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> Subject: [Homeroast] Big Island of Hawaii
>
>
>
> John, Emma, Taz, Ayla, and Nile's Spirit
>
> Hi All,
>
> My wife and I are traveling to the Big Island in Feb. We have never been. I
> want to visit at least one farm while we're there if not two. Any
> suggestions on which ones to visit and where to buy the best cup of coffee
> while we're there?
>
> I know that just because you are there doesn't mean it is good, as has been
> said in other posts. I also know this from our travels in Costa Rica.
>
>
>
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