Captain Cook, Hawaii
Ke’ei Mauka Estate Coffee focuses primarily on coffee production and is in the process of implementing sustainable growing techniques inherent to permaculture. The farms also produces avocados, cacao, diversified vegetables and layer hens. Coffee, produce and eggs are marketed at the on-site farm cafe and to local merchants. "The goal of this farm is to maintain a healthy balance between the earth and its inhabitants, utilizing a continuous cycle of prosperous harvest and a returning of surplus to the land, while providing a place for people to learn more about sustainability through a mixture of hands-on and textbook study." -Charles Gallison, farm owner.