CQI Certification of Q-Grader

Greenwell Farms has been steadily improving its growing and processing techniques in its quest for the highest quality coffee possible. A big part of this quality program is the cupping program headed up by Chai Neo. Chai has recently received CQI certification of Q-Grader. CQI is Coffee Quality Institute and it is an international nonprofit […]

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COFFEE PRUNING – Tradition and Innovation

In this short educational video, Tom Greenwell discusses ways of pruning coffee, including both the traditional method, as well as the more “innovative” style of pruning used at Greenwell Farms. This latter style, The Beaumont-Fukunaga system, was developed in the 1950’s, however it was rejected by most farmers in Kona at that time. Greenwell Farms […]

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CHANGE for a Cup of Coffee

In the 1990’s, Greenwell Farms almost ceased to exist. With the farm literally dying in front of their eyes, the Greenwell Family didn’t give up. By reaching out to innovators and utilizing new farming practices, they managed to find a solution to the nematoad that was attacking the roots of their plants. This devastating time […]

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GRAFTING COFFEE – Root Science

In this short educational video, Tom Greenwell narrates as employee Riley demonstrates the specific steps involved in grafting coffee, as practiced at Greenwell Farms. He also describes the reasons they graft coffee and how the use of it can help to combat nematoads in the soil. Greenwell Farms is a coffee farming and processing company […]

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OUR SIGNATURE SERIES – Experimentation and Varietals

Greenwell Farms is creating a signature series of coffee, using hybrids and varietals, developed on the farm and with the scientists they’ve worked with for the last 15 years. Tom Greenwell describes how they plant “experiment” fields at three different elevations on the farm, to find and grow the best coffee possible, and he introduces […]

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Did you know that there is a Greenwell Farms Channel on YouTube?

Did you know that there is a Greenwell Farms Channel on YouTube?  I didn’t either until just recently.  I believe Greenwell Farms Kona Coffee Lovers will very much enjoy.

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Kona Coffee Featured on KGMB News

People may be interested in a recent news program which ran on our local Honolulu television station, KGMB. There are some interesting facts about Kona Coffee and about this year’s crop. Not only is Tom Greenwell featured in this news cast, but most of the scenery and the processing facilities shown were taken at Greenwell […]

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