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Coffee fungus affects small farms, climate change may be factor

HEREDIA, Costa Rica – A short drive north of the country’s capital lies the community of San José de la Montaña. Winding roads and climbing hills lead up to the quiet and vastly green area where businesses and homes dot the roadside. Nestled on a hillside sits a small coffee farm that has been producing … Continue reading

From Fair Trade to direct trade: Costa Rican coffee farmers band together to net more profits

Near the heart of the small town of Santa Elena, Costa Rica, visitors may find themselves following an aromatic scent of freshly roasted coffee beans to The Common Cup Community Coffee House and Roastery. Located within the tourist-sought region of Monteverde, The Common Cup is one of many roasteries in the area that pride themselves … Continue reading

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