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Save A Coffee Farm in Guatemala With This Kickstarter Right Now @SustHarv @BatdorfCoffee @equatorcoffees

Save A Coffee Farm in Guatemala With This Kickstarter Right Now @SustHarv @BatdorfCoffee @equatorcoffees

Finca El Valle, in the central highlands city of Antigua, is owned by third-generation farmer Cristina González, who has always had an unwavering dedication to quality and care for her environment. Cristina’s elegant and complex coffee is a testament to her expertise at farming coffee… Finca El Valle typically produces over 140,000 pounds of coffee per year, but because of the impact of Roya, the farm produced only 28,400 pounds in 2014. Finca El Valle needs to take immediate action to fight the disease, from replanting coffee crops and new shade trees to applying treatment to impacted areas. Of the farm’s 85 acres, 50 were infected with the disease. The Finca El Valle Roya Recovery campaign will help the González family combat Roya by generating funds to replant Roya-impacted coffee trees with the same high-quality varieties they have traditionally grown, replace and plan...

Full article: http://sprudge.com/finca-el-valle-coffee-farm-kickstarter...

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