Shade-grown coffee is more environmentally friendly and some coffee lovers swear it tastes better. Many farmers still grow their coffee in this traditional way or are going back to shade-grown coffee due to its increased popularity. But how can you find it? Berkeley Wellness goes over some labels from independent public service groups that can help steer you toward this more sustainable brew.
Monthly Archives: June, 2013
During his years of fieldwork among indigenous Mexican migrant farmworkers, physician and anthropologist Seth Holmes encountered comments like these again and again from farm managers and other farm workers. Some, including medical professionals he interviewed, would even claim that the indigenous workers’ genes made them better suited to their backbreaking work.