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A CoopCoffees drumroll please…. Today we are delighted to announce the launch of our Carbon, Climate and Coffee Initiative! Calculating and tracking our collective carbon footprint and contributing a corresponding financial “offset” amount to our producer-support fund links us to a broader conversation around climate justice. And directly investing in carbon-sequestering…
Until just recently, the Gayonese coffee farmers in Sumatra have been spared the dramatic impacts of climate change, in contrast to the climate-related havoc being wrought upon so many coffee growing regions across Latin America and Africa in recent years. However, the Sumatran farmers’ luck suddenly flipped this harvestwith their coffee seriously damaged due to the lack of rainfall…