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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 …

Every cup of coffee depends on the work of many different people – producers, pickers, roasters, and baristas, to name a few. Harvest time …

Taking care of a coffee plantation is hard work, and it doesn’t end at harvest. After the last of the coffee cherries have been …

Huehuetenango, Guatemala is known for top-quality coffee, but the region hasn’t been immune to the ongoing coffee price crisis. High in the misty mountains …

The coffee industry is made up of many individual relationships that depend on mutual trust and good communication. To better understand what producers value …