Off the Grid in Costa Rica: Part 2

Part 2 of our travelogue blog post, featuring our recent trip to Costa Rica’s Hacienda La Amistad, an off-the-grid organic farm. Click here to read Part 1 Roberto took us on a drive in his truck across the farm, cruising over hilly terrain through the lush, green shade of the surrounding rainforest. We stopped at… Read more »

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 »