Look Inside The Lives of Coffee Farmers In Uganda

Look Inside The Lives of Coffee Farmers In Uganda

NPR recently posted an original piece (see their full story here) that was essentially a photo diary of Ugandan farmers.

The Ugandan farmers were given cameras, despite never having used them before, and then NPR came back later to see what photos they would have taken.  This gave quite the inside look that they likely would not have received if ((continued))

Look Inside The Lives of Coffee Farmers In Uganda

A Look Inside The Lives of Coffee Farmers In Uganda

NPR recently posted an original piece (see their full story here) that was essentially a photo diary of Ugandan farmers.

The Ugandan farmers were given cameras, despite never having used them before, and then NPR came back later to see what photos they would have taken.  This gave quite the inside look that they likely would not have received if ((continued))

How Do Coffee Plants Grow?

How Do Coffee Plants Grow?

We’ve been talking a lot about the differences in coffee and coffee growing regions lately (see our recent articles on Kona coffees and Guatemalan coffees), but what about growing the coffee itself?

It’s one thing to know about the area and the conditions, but what if you wanted to grow a coffee plant yourself? Well, you can follow instructions to grow coffee plants in your home.
But, instead, we are going to focus on how the current coffee farmers grow their own harvests ((continued))

How Is Fair Trade Coffee Determined?

How Is Fair Trade Coffee Determined?

We’ve all seen the “fair trade coffee” certification on coffees, and even have a rough idea of what they are. But, other than roughly knowing it is better for the coffee farmers, what do we really know?

What does it take to get that certification?

To fully understand the fair trade certification, you need ((continued))