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Going bananas from Kapaa, HI
Going bananas

Farm Name: Going bananas

Year Farm Established: 2010

Location: Kapaa, HI

Years I’ve been farming: 3 years

Animals I raise: Soon to have chickens and goats

Crops I grow: Bananas, papayas, breadfruit, breadnut, coconut, coco, bamboo, peppers, beans, kale, tomatoes, vanilla, lilicoi, kiwi, longan...

Hobbies I enjoy: I've always enjoyed farming. Half the family roots are in dairy farming.

Rock climbing, skiing, hiking, scuba, reading and taking care of the dogs.


The proudest moment on my farm: The first day my banana tree produced bananas. That was short lived. I proposed to my wife on Christmas Eve and was too preoccupied to pay attention to the weather report that said we were to have a frost overnight. That wiped out all of my tropicals. That happened in Scottsdale though. Should work out better here...

Pets: 2 Rotties... Skatje and Chance

Farm Motto: I know nothing and I proclaim to proclaim even less...


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  Hi!
Your farm sounds great!

Come visit me, Wildflower Acres.

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  Great pic
Looks so perfect.Good luck

Come visit me, Tanya's Farm.

12/01/2010 02:54.24 PM Report This Comment  
  Welcome!
Awesome picture! Wonderful garden! Have fun, it sounds like you are on your way!

Come visit me, Larkshire Farm.

11/30/2010 02:06.42 PM Report This Comment  
  Well, they are mostly perennials. It's actually not all that much when you take it all in. It's a work in progress.

Come visit me, Le Hawaiian Dream Farm & Going bananas.

11/30/2010 10:46.14 AM Report This Comment  
  Wow you grow a lot of crops!

Maria, Woodsfield, OH.

11/29/2010 11:46.41 AM Report This Comment  
  It looks a lot like durian which looks a lot like breadnut, which also looks a lot like jackfruit : )

Come visit me, Le Hawaiian Dream Farm & Going bananas.

11/29/2010 10:22.16 AM Report This Comment  
  Hello
Love your farm name!

Come visit me, Bentwillow Bunnies & Pittsboro Peafowl.

11/29/2010 09:41.49 AM Report This Comment  
  hi
what does breadfruit look like?

Come visit me, Selkirk Sheep farm, my goats, DeVore Appaloosas & Dons Dexters.

11/29/2010 06:52.41 AM Report This Comment  

 



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