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A daily habit that connects us with millions of farmers in exotic, far-flung places. It comes from a shrub, Coffea arabica, native to the forest understory of east Africa, and related to Gardenia bushes that many of know from home gardening.
Coffee ranks as one of the world's most heavily traded commodities, and, whether guzzled straight, with milk and/or sugar, as expresso, capuccino or latte, we do love our coffee.
This slide show will introduce you to the key concepts of 'Bird Friendly' Coffee production and Neotropical bird conservation in Latin America and the Caribbean.