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Recent public protests on global warming have focused the world’s attention on its climate crisis. Experts believe that the consequences of climate change are …

Right now, many coffee-producing communities are busy harvesting and processing the crops that you’ll buy, roast, brew, or drink. Seasonal workers migrate to farming …

Is Arabica the only species of coffee that can be considered quality? Does Robusta always have to be bad? Robusta accounts for around 40% …

Growing strong, healthy coffee trees involves balancing several elements: sun, water, wind, and nutrients from the soil. However, when it comes to soil quality, …

Coffee farming involves keeping track of a lot of different factors. It requires that you know your own land, crops, and resources well. When …

Widely acknowledged as the birthplace of coffee, Ethiopia is highly respected in the specialty coffee industry. Beans from this nation are a staple on …

Why do some producers graft coffee trees? The process can be tricky and usually costs more than planting standard plants.  But there can be …

Many coffee-producing communities experience “thin months.” These are seasonal periods of limited income and food insecurity in which producers and their families lack access …

Low coffee prices and political tensions have contributed to labor shortages in several Latin American coffee-producing countries. In response, some Colombian farmers are revitalizing …

The future of coffee production is tied to a healthy environment. Climate change poses a threat to the amount of fertile land available for …