Making the Case for Better Coffee through Bees

This article was originally published April 12, 2018 on Daily Coffee News. By now it’s common knowledge that bees are in jeopardy throughout the world. As agricultural practices have intensified and pesticide use has increased, bee populations are being decimated….

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Philz Coffee Features Food 4 Farmers Partnership

We traveled to Nicaragua with the team from Philz Coffee to see the great progress our partner SOPPEXCCA is making to build stronger livelihoods and better nutrition for coffee-farming families and the larger community of Jinotega. Check out this great…

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Celebrate International Womens’ Day

For us, every day is International Women’s Day. Throughout Latin America, we get to see what women can do when they have access to the right tools, skills, and knowledge. Slowly and steadily they’re building food security, better nutrition, and…

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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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