Shade-Grown Coffee Plantations
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.
Do you want some assurance that the coffee you're buying really comes from a farm that is good for birds and the environment?
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.
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.
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