Meet the Board: Miguel Zamora

An agronomist connects the dots to build awareness about food insecurity in coffee-farming communities F4F: Can you tell us about your background and what prompted you to get involved with food security work? MZ: I’m an agronomist, and have been working…

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Meet the Board: Charlene Lewey

A business system creator with a big heart uses her skills to help smallholder coffee farmers F4F: How does Food 4 Farmers relate to your background in the coffee industry? CL: I think Food 4 Farmers relates to anyone who…

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School gardens get growing!

Thanks to the CoffeeGeek Holiday Fundraiser, we’re now working with the SOPPEXCCA coffee cooperative to help 200 students in three area elementary schools grow fresh, healthy fruits and vegetables. Nicaragua’s Food Security and Sovereignty law places a curriculum requirement for all schools, but doesn’t…

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Meet the Board: Bill Mares

Food 4 Farmers has a talented board of directors who work diligently to further our mission to help coffee farmers overcome the tough months of seasonal hunger. These “Thin Months” occur every year when income from coffee farming runs out,…

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Rick Peyser, Bill Mares author Brewing Change

Brewing Change Behind the Bean at Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Rick Peyser and Bill Mares Part travelogue, part inspiring social commentary, and part motivating business model, Brewing Change is about Rick Peyser’s quiet, dogged crusade to change the world of coffee. During his…

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Watch for us at SCAA 2012 Expo!

Beekeeping mavens Bill Mares (Food4Farmers Board member), Prof. Dewey Caron, and Alfredo Contreras of CAMPO will lead #SCAA2012 session Coffee and Honey: A Sweet Collaboration. Don’t miss it! Beekeeping is a key strategy used by a growing number of coffee…

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