From au.news.yahoo.com Armed men killed five coffee pickers and injured
In a coffee shop on Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg, Ibrahim Alhasbani grabs a 70 pound bag of coffee beans, sourced from Yemen, where his family has owned a coffee bean farm for generations. Alhasbani is bringing his family’s long tradition of coffee making to New York City.
Coffee and tea farmers have a reason to smile after certification to access international markets was extended due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The county Planning Department is recommending the Leeward Planning Commission deny an after-the-fact permit for a wedding venue in the coffee-growing region of Holualoa.
The owner of Growers Alliance coffee shop in St. Augustine immigrated to America about 20 years ago from Kenya. Martin Kabaki grew up on a coffee farm there.
Owner Marta Vidal and her husband, Heber are giving back to the South American community they call home. As immigrants from Colombia, they have seen the challenges that the country’s coffee harvesters face firsthand.
“The farm was successfully saved from further deterioration through the intervention and technical support provided by the Philippine Coffee Advancement and Farm Enterprise [PhilCAFE] project technical team,” the ACDI/VOCA said in a statement sent to the BusinessMirror on August 12.
The 62-year-old Patiño claims to drink up to 15 cups of Salento coffee a day, but only in its purest, most potent form. His first taste came on his grandfather’s farm at the age of 10, served up with a dose of sweet agua panela, or boiled sugarcane juice.
It was there that we came across a six-acre Kona coffee farm that had fallen into neglect. Nurturing this farm back to life strengthened our relationship with the island, taught us the true meaning of sustainability…
From a Tanzanian organic coffee farm to an eco-lodge nestled in the Alaskan wilderness to a private island in the Caribbean, these five hospitality properties have turned their recent vacancies into the opportunity to learn new skills and contribute to their local communities.