Shade-Grown Coffee Plantations

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Play a key role in the conservation of migratory birds, which find a sanctuary in their forest-like environment. The Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center (SMBC) has developed the only 100%-organic shade-grown coffee certification.

Find out what you can do to help migratory birds and promote a better environment through the "Bird Friendly®" seal of approval.

Coffee Lovers

Do you want some assurance that the coffee you're buying really comes from a farm that is good for birds and the environment?

♥ Learn more about the "Bird Friendly®" seal of approval and what you can do to promote healthier coffee plantations.

Roasters and Distributors

Every day more and more coffee plantations are being certified with the SMBC "Bird Friendly®" seal of approval because it is the only 100%-organic shade-grown coffee certification available.

→ Learn more about the benefits of the SMBC "Bird Friendly®" seal.

Growers

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Reap the benefits of being certified as "Bird Friendly®". → Find out how.

The growing popularity of shade-grown coffee has encouraged coffee farmers to revert to traditional methods of growing coffee in shade. Many farmers have chosen to be certified with the SMBC "Bird Friendly®" seal of approval.

→ Find out why you should, too.

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