“La Roya” is a Fungus that is pernicious. It lives on the leaves, sucking the life out of them…the tree eventually dies.
Tuesday, May 21st, 2013
Monday, January 7th, 2013
We have been selling Song Bird Coffees for 19 years. From 1994 – 2010 Song Bird sales raised $142,000 for the American Bird Association, which purchases and donates scientific equipment to ornithologists in poor countries so they can study and preserve bird habitat in their countries to the south.
Tuesday, April 6th, 2010
A tranquil morning in Jinotega, Nicaragua highlighting the impressive trash/recycling sorting system and the local flavor.
Thursday, March 4th, 2010
In 1998, Paul met a translator named Ernesto in Nicaragua. In 2010 Ernesto and Paul reconnected and retraced their steps through the cupping labs they worked on together.
Friday, February 19th, 2010
Just back from a “buying trip” to Nicaragua. It has been four years since I was last there. The farmers reminded me of that, much to my surprise. I was surprised by many things this time…