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School gardens get growing!

August 17th, 2016|

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

Meet the Board: Bill Mares

June 14th, 2016|

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”

Meet the Board Series: Kayd Whalen

May 3rd, 2016|

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"

Why Are Bees Good for Coffee?

February 18th, 2015|

  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

Bee-visionary, Bill Mares

July 18th, 2014|

I’d like to give a little history on our Café y Miel project. It began seven years ago with a sobering discovery by Rick Peyser of Green Mountain Coffee while

The Basics of Bees

February 17th, 2014|

Knowledge about bee biology is key to successful beekeeping. A bee colony has three types of bees: two female castes (a single queen and many workers), and a male bee

Bee Products for Income

February 16th, 2014|

Honey bees can be an important source of nutritional or medicinal products, and/or income. Honey is the main product from honey bee keeping, providing dietary carbohydrate (sugar) and a variety

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