Off the Grid in Costa Rica: Our Trip to Hacienda La Amistad

Last month I had the opportunity to travel to Hacienda La Amistad, a fully self-sufficient, sustainable, off-the-grid organic farm in the depths of the Costa Rican rainforest. Accompanying Jim Cannell, founder of Jim’s Organic Coffee, and Nick Hardiman, Jims’ New England Regional Sales Manager, I was excited to see the inner workings and large scale… Read more »

Video: How Organic Coffee is Grown

As part of our Mini Lecture Series, Jim talks about how organic coffee is grown, without the use of synthetic pesticides or fertilizers. Organic coffee is grown is in harmony with nature, at high elevations, under shade and often in rainforest conditions. In this short video, learn about the coffee plant’s growth process, the milling… Read more »

Announcing New Educational Initiatives in Guatemala and Uganda

In an effort to better the lives of coffee farmers and their families in the areas where we source our coffee, Jim’s Organic Coffee has committed to two new projects with trusted charity partners in Guatemala and Uganda. GUATEMALA Previous Support: Over the last 18 years, we have seen how literacy and education can lead… Read more »