“Ending Hunger in the Coffeelands”

I just read the Specialty Coffee Association of America’s white paper: “A Blue Print to End Hunger in the Coffeelands” created by my colleagues at the SCAA Sustainability Council.  This is an educational piece that I hope every coffee professional and aficionado reads. As described in the report, studies in Latin America show that 2 …

60 years in coffee

“60 years. I have been working in coffee my whole life,” responded Dona Concepção when I asked her how long she had worked in coffee.  She welcomed us on her coffee farm in Lajinha, Minas Gerais, Brazil, with brewed coffee, fruit and pastries she and her children made for us. When we began walking through …

re-blogged

my last post about flower farm workers in Ecuador just got re-blogged at Triple Pundit. you can check it out here: http://www.triplepundit.com/2012/07/fair-trade-helped-ecuadorian-flower-farmers-sundays/

why am I blogging now?

So, I have been using Twitter lately and realized, oh surprise, that it takes more than 140 characters to describe a lot of things.  Therefore here I am, blogging. The idea of this blog is to tell you about the work I do with small-scale farmers and farm workers all over the world.  You see, I work …