29 May '15, 10pm

#Bird Friendly #Coffee Certif: Decidedly Good for Birds, But What About Farmers? #ornithology HT @DailyCof…

I talked to a roaster recently who said, “The Bird Friendly criteria hold the highest bar for protecting habitat.” The fact that we link the certification to organic leads to how the soil is managed, and makes us a double certification. Over 90% of farmers that are bird friendly are small farmers organized in coops, and have the Fairtrade certification. So when combined as a triple certification, Bird Friendly has social and economic criteria through Fairtrade, environmental and health benefits through organic, and biodiversity and habitat benefits through Bird Friendly.

Full article: http://dailycoffeenews.com/2015/05/27/bird-friendly-certi...

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