Farmer Perspective: The Producer Experience at the Event. The Specialty Coffee Chronicle December, 2013

Coffee Pilot Projects – An update on Fair Trade USA’s pioneering work with coffee farm workers, pickers and independent smallholders. Roast Magazine  May/June 2012, page 74.  Written by Miguel Zamora and Jennifer Gallegos

Mention: Special Report: Universal Fair Trade – Fair Trade for All.  Tea & Coffee Trade Journal, September 2013. Written by Anne-Marie Hardie

Mention: Fair Trade USA’s pilot projects – What do they mean for farm workers in Indonesia. STIR Tea & Coffee Industry Monthly July/August 2012, page 20. Written by Jenny Neill

other blog posts:

Special Report From the International Coffee Organization’s Coffee Finance Forum – Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine, October 21st, 2013 (re-blogged)

Colombian Farmer Reflects on Lessons Learned at SCAA 2013 – Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine, October 7th, 2013 (re-blogged)

Farmworkers Left Behind: The Human Cost of Coffee Production – Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine, July 17th, 2013 (re-blogged)

A Lifetime in Coffee: The Story of Dona Concepcao –  Fair Trade USA, July 2013 (re-blogged)

16 Hectares and 16 Grandchildren: The Coffee Journey of Dona Concepção – Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine, June 18th, 2013 (re-blogged)

A Win-Win-Win for Consumers, Farmers and the Environment – Fair Trade USA, June 2013 (re-blogged)

Column: Independent Smallholder Farmers are the Silent Majority – Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine, June 14th, 2013 (re-blogged)

New Opportunities for Independent Small-scale Farmers in Sumatra – Fair Trade USA, January 2013 (re-blogged)

Visiting Lake Toba, Sumatra – Fair Trade USA, December 2012 (re-blogged)

Extraordinary People Behind Extraordinary Coffees – Fair Trade USA – November 2012 (re-blogged)

Can Fair Trade Coffee be More Fair? – September 28, 2012 – with support from Fair Trade USA’s communications team

La linea cambiante entre pequenos productores y trabajadores agricolas. – August 20, 2012

How Fair Trade helped Ecuadorian Flower Workers get their Sundays Back. Triple Pundit – July 19, 2012

Comercio Justo para Todos: Pequenos Productores de – May 28, 2012

recent presentations:

Coffee Fest, New York and Chicago, March 2013 and June 2013 – “Including Coffee pickers and other farm workers in Fair Trade and in Sustainability efforts”

Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA), Boston, April 13, 2013 – “The Silent Majority: Independent Small Farmers in Coffee – Bringing them to the Forefront of the Industry Sustainability Efforts”

Sintercafe Conference 2012 – Costa Rica, November 9, 2012 – “Fair Trade Innovation: Including Independent Small Producers and Farm Workers in Fair Trade”

Let’s Talk Coffee event, Colombia, October 2012 – a Sustainable Harvest event – “The Latest Innovations and Challenges in Third Party Certifications” panel

Fair Trade Producer Forums during Specialty Coffee Association of America conferences (2006 to 2012)

Let’s Talk Coffee event, El Salvador, October 2011 – a Sustainable Harvest event – “Fair Trade panel

Specialty Coffee Association of America Conference, 2011 – “Critical issues at origin” panel organized by Sustainability Council

Specialty Coffee Association of America Conference 2009, 2010: “From green beans to green cafes: Ensuring sustainabiity”. Presented at Educational sessions with Kirstin Henninger

academic publications:

Zamora, M. 2007. Rapid expansion of supermarkets in Ecuador.  Chapter in Regoverning Markets: A Place for Small Scale Producers in Modern Agrifood Chains?, edited by Fearne, Ray and Voeller, pages 41 to 51.

Zamora, M. 2005. La rápida expansión de los supermercados en Ecuador y sus efectos en las cadenas agroalimentarias. Ecuador Debate (64). CAAP.

Zamora, M.; Bernsten, R. 2005. Assessing markets for Central American products in U.S. ethnic communities. Latin American Journal of Economic Development (4).

Zamora, M; Bernsten, R. 2004. Evaluación de mercados para el frijol centroamericano en comunidades étnicas en EE.UU. Agronomía Mesoamericana 15(2):131-143.

Martinez, L; Bernsten, R.; Zamora, M. 2004. Estrategias de mercado para el frijol centroamericano. Agronomía Mesoamericana 15(2):121-130.