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    Celebrating the Heritage of Shade-Grown Coffee

    By Jon Ferguson | November 18, 2020

    Farmers have a close connection to the land that has formed through experiences which are often inherited over generations — creating a sense of family identity and tradition. The collective wealth of knowledge and life lessons handed down from mother to son or grandfather to granddaughter are what defines a family’s heritage. These moments inspire the next generation to carry on those experiences and seek the wisdom from those who have tested life and its complexities over the years.  Coffee farming families…

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    How is Coffee Decaffeinated?

    According to research, two out of every 10 coffee drinkers drink decaffeinated coffee.  Decaf coffee sometimes receives a bad rap by coffee purists.  Historically, decaf coffee wasn’t given much thought in the coffee industry.   Recently however, improvements in the decaffeination process and more attention to select higher grade, raw…

    By Jon Ferguson | July 7, 2020
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    Coffee Amidst a Global Pandemic

    The Covid-19 pandemic has brought challenges to everyone. As they say, we are alone in this together. Yet coffee continues to bring us together on a global scale and reminds us that the entire…

    By Jon Ferguson | June 29, 2020
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    Why isn’t Arbor Day Coffee Bird Friendly® Certified?

    Clear-cutting forests to make way for agriculture and pastures doesn’t only remove critical forest lands, it removes critical wildlife habitat that depend on the forest for food, shelter, and nesting.  Bird Friendly® Certified coffee…

    By Jon Ferguson | March 3, 2020