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Rooster Farms

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84-1245 Bruner Rd, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704
+1 808-315-5224
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Awesome coffee and tour!

Tara was super accommodating in scheduling a tour for us only one day in advance. The drive was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
morgisan
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San Diego, California
Amazing coffee and interesting tour

Axel was very knowledgeable and gave us a brief but lovely tour of the farm. The best part was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rockprincess
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Calgary, Canada
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Rooster Farms is the Oldest Certified Organic Kona Coffee Farm; A small coffee farm in South Kona, we farm, pick, wet mill, and roast - almost every step of the coffee process - in house, right here on site. Farm tours are given daily, and are by appointment. Please call, text, or email for a tour!
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84-1245 Bruner Rd, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Tara was super accommodating in scheduling a tour for us only one day in advance. The drive was gorgeous and I thought the road was really fun to drive! Axel was super informative and made us some DELICIOUS coffee, then we wandered around with him...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Axel was very knowledgeable and gave us a brief but lovely tour of the farm. The best part was drinking the coffee - hands down the best we had on Hawai'i. We enjoyed seeing the variability in types of farms as we wound our way...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2018

I booked this tour last-minute and am very grateful to Ed and Tara (the owners) for accommodating. The road leading to the farm can be a little daunting, but persevere and you'll find it! I arrived armed with loads of questions for the tour guide,...More

Thank Robert J
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

The farm was very accommodating with a timing for the visit. It's a bit hard to find (involving a one-way winding and bumpy road). But once you get there, you're greeted by an enthusiastic and super friendly intern who can give you all the ins-and-outs...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2018

Among many coffee farms in the area, I chose this place because it features fully organic farming. The farm is located high on a hillside, and the road from the main highway is quite narrow and bumpy. Because the farm employs a special organic farming...More

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Reviewed 20 November 2017

10 of us crazy women from MN made plans with Tara to visit their farm while traveling together. We had a blast! According to our awesome tour guide, Axel, we were the most rambunctious bunch he's had on a tour. He was great at explaining...More

Thank ScottyS29
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Rooster F, Owner at Rooster Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2017

!! Thanks so very much for coming by and for your supportive words! We appreciate it and your group was a ton of fun :D I hope your travel endeavor is fruitful and awesome :]! -Tara

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Reviewed 18 November 2017

This review is a bit overdue, but necessary! Tara and Ed run a legit organic farm and are very knowledgeable. They are so welcoming that it feels like you're just visiting friends that are doing really cool stuff. The medium roasts I got to try...More

Thank Grace T
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Rooster F, Owner at Rooster Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2017

Hi Grace! Thank you so much - I'm glad you felt the tour was informative, and yes, lots of surprising details really go into coffee! I hope you enjoyed the rest of your Hawaii visit!! -Tara

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Reviewed 2 November 2017

I'm not a coffee drinker, only drink it when it's mixed with hot chocolate. I had the pleasure of taking a tour of Rooster Farms this week with a few friends. Tried the medium and dark roast organic coffee that they grow there and absolutely...More

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Rooster F, Owner at Rooster Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2017

Thanks Deonne for your encouraging words - it means a lot! We are beyond happy and grateful you like our coffee and liked the tour :] Congrats as I like to say, that you made up our crazy road -- it seems it certainly was...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

We visited Tara & Ed's Organic Kona Coffee farm & our family (including our 3 teens) loved learning how certified organic coffee is made from bean to cup. I emailed Tara the day before & she sent back detailed directions up her windy drive close...More

Thank CarolynJHidalgo
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Rooster F, Owner at Rooster Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2017

Thank you so much for your kind and detailed words about our farm and our tours! I'm glad you guys all enjoyed the tour and felt it was interesting. It can definitely become 'mosquito land' during a few certain months out of the year -...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Great mix of science, chemistry, and organic pragmatism! Amazing medium roast favors. Lovely setting and great explanation of conventional and organic farming practices. Ed has PhD, yet he is very humble and passionate about creating excellence in his faming practice.highly recommend visiting and sampling their...More

Thank Clayton V
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Rooster F, Owner at Rooster Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2017

I'm moved and excited that you liked our tour as well our farming practices, thank you! :D Ed is definitely our in-house Agronomist 100% :] Thanks again for stopping in and for your kind words :] -Tara

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