A new effort to improve coffee production while protecting Peru’s lush forests is showing promise — an increasingly important matter amid a changing climate.
The morning drink of choice for millions of people around the world starts with a tree in a tropical country.
Unfortunately, the harvest of this magical bean is not always sustainable.
Climate variability in many coffee-producing countries is threatening crops and worsening deforestation.
This year, 99% of beans bought by the world’s largest specialty coffee company will meet ethical and sustainable sourcing guidelines.
We’ve seen what can happen when people manage soil poorly. But have we learned our lesson?
I was struck by how much had changed in the Alto Mayo region since my last visit.
The Indonesian island is known for producing some of the world’s best coffee. But the environment is changing.
I recently joined one of the world’s foremost experts on coffee farming on a visit with Sumatran farmers.
How did I end up on a Sumatran coffee farm? The story begins with a visit to Starbucks a decade ago.
For coffee farmers impacted by climate change, growing multiple crops can be an insurance policy against disaster.