Sunday, October 26, 2008

Four Generations on Ono Organic Farm

"Chuck Boerner and his wife, Lilly, owners of Ono Organic Farms, were living green long before it became the watchword of environmentalists worldwide.

Four generations of Boerner's family have farmed in this remote area of Maui, starting with his paternal grandfather, Heinrich, who owned and operated a 60-room hotel in upstate New York before moving to Hawaii.

When Heinrich turned 60 in 1940, he underwent a major lifestyle change, giving up cigarettes, meat and alcohol virtually overnight."

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