Ulu will be at Independent Goods to host a coffee tasting, and be on hand to answer any questions about the farming of Kona coffee grown at their small, five-acre family owned farm on the slopes of the Hualalai volcano in Hawai’i. In addition, you can enjoy Ulu coffee while attending the Sun Valley Film Festival Coffee Talks, Ulu is the official coffee for the film festival coffee talks.
Location: Independent Goods, 330 Walnut Avenue, Ketchum. (cross street is Sun Valley Road) Ulu coffee and chocolate covered macadamia nuts can be purchased at the event, and year-round at Independent Goods.
On the slopes of the Hualalai volcano, the morning sun and vibrant bird songs illuminate the mountain, and as afternoon approaches, clouds settle in and bring evening rain – ideal conditions for the coffee tree. Over 40 years ago, founder Phil Hodson’s mother Carol settled on five acres of pasture and mango groves, and soon planted macadamia nut trees on hillside of the Hualalai volcano. Years later, Phil noticed a new tree growing on the land a coffee tree seeded by natural fauna, it was this moment that the idea of ulu was born. Learning from neighbors how to grow these delicate cherries, Phil and his son now harvest the fruit and macadamia nuts in small batches from their farm. Phil’s passion for ulu resides in his love for Hawai’i and in celebration of his mother’s love for the land.
For additional information please email Independent Goods at [email protected].
Thank you Ulu for hosting this incredible event at Independent Goods.