Give back to the Planet with Food 4 Farmers

The evidence of climate change is all around us. Unfortunately, it’s often the communities least prepared to adapt who are bearing the brunt of the effects. Food 4 Farmers’ programs help coffee-farming families directly address those impacts, which is why…

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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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Meet the Board Series: Kayd Whalen

Food 4 Farmers has a gifted board of directors who work diligently to further the mission of helping coffee farmers through the tough months of seasonal hunger. These “Thin Months” of food shortages occur every year, when income from coffee…

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Why Are Bees Good for Coffee?

Bees are good for coffee producers, their families, and communities in coffee-growing regions. Coffee-growing regions are good sites for honey bees, as plant diversity within the coffee farm offer excellent floral resources for honeybees. Coffee flowers produce sugary, high quality…

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