25Mar, 21

What is shade-grown coffee and how does it help birds?

What is shade-grown coffee and how does it help birds? Shade-grown coffee is coffee that is grown and harvested under a canopy of mature trees. These trees are crucial habitats for migrating and resident birds. Many coffee farms in Latin America have switched to row monocultures that are devoid of trees and other vegetation. At Willows Coffee, we hav …

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04Mar, 21

“Normally, the coffee harvest is a social event involving the exchange of laughter and handshakes, and hard, shoulder-to-shoulder work.”

Normally, the coffee harvest is a social event involving the exchange of laughter and handshakes, and hard, shoulder-to-shoulder work.” This past year looked a lot different for us. We had a difficult 2020-2021 harvest due to Covid-19. Many new challenges presented themselves, but despite it all we worked really hard to deliver the same amazing qual …

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