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5 Jun , 2014  

Trabajando Juntos Crearemos la Paz Este post viene de una entrevista que mi colega Griselda Barraza hizo a Fabian Andrés, pequeño productor de café de Nariño, Colombia. Fabian Andrés a sus 26 años, ya es un líder en su comunidad. El heredó la pequeña finca de café de su padre, quien la la compró ahorrando [Read More]

Farm Workers,Results and Learnings

Coffee Workers and Fair Trade – an infographic

21 May , 2014  

thoughts about fair trade - ISH

The 2 year pilot process I led at Fair Trade USA has ended and we are beginning to share some learnings from my team’s work with coffee workers in estates and independent smallholder coffee farmers.  This infographic shows some general info collected from farm workers who worked at coffee estates participating in our pilot process [Read More]

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Making the case

“Ending Hunger in the Coffeelands”

15 May , 2014  

scaa food security white paper

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 [Read More]