A joint venture of ~220 founding farmers, ~15 roasters from around the world, and Raw Material. Two new farmer associations were recently founded in Pitalito, Huila, by about 220 farming families representing total space of around 660Ha of coffee farmland and annual production of around 1M kg of parchment. The goal of these associations is to find a more stable and higher price for their member’s coffee...... Read OnHelping Communities
Climate change, diseases, pests....All sounds fairly apocalyptic doesn't it? When your genetic diversity is as narrow as coffee's then it is.
Did you know that coffee is one of the most under-researched and under-innovated crops in the world? There are 2,690 watermelon varieties registered but only 36 coffee varieties. That’s nearly 100x more innovation in watermelon breeding despite being 100x less world production than coffee.COFFEE NEEDS OUR HELP!