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Three girls stand in front of their school in Pacacay, Acatenango, which is one of seven schools to receive a new water filtration system through Coffee Meets Water.

Coffee Meets Water – Acatenango, Guatemala

An Innovative Project to Support Coffee-Growing Communities: Coffee Meets Water Targets Acatenagno, Guatemala Nearly 750 million people around the world do not have access to safe drinking water.  Many have probably heard this staggering statistic before, but what some don’t realize is what people do to get water, if they’re … Read more →


New Generation Coffee Camp to Continue

Antioquia’s innovative New Generation Coffee Camp will be extended! Earlier this summer, I had the chance to attend the Third New Generation Coffee Camp in Antioquia, Colombia. The camp brings 1,000 young coffee farmers (aged 20-30) together for three days of education, coffee exploration, and community building. Held on the … Read more →

Cooperative members working together to layer the fertilizer
Cooperative members standing on top of the finished product.

The Cooperative Problem and Promise

Article and photos by Nora Burkey Independence in coffee is anything but efficient. Buying from cooperatives, where members must always work and make decisions together, can be something of a statement of solidarity, or a show of political opinion, rather than a choice based on the coffee alone. While producers … Read more →


Looking for Kale In Nicaragua

Article and photos by Nora Burkey  Miraflor is a natural reserve in Nicaragua located 30 kilometers away from the city center of Esteli and a hotspot of biodiversity and ecotourism in the country. Indeed, Marvin Jose Perez, president of base-level Vicente Talavera cooperative, described the work second-level cooperative, la UCA … Read more →