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Bird Friendly Coffee

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The Bird Friendly® program aims to protect the most quality habitat from the threat of deforestation under the Bird Friendly seal. Bird Friendly coffees come from farms using a combination of foliage cover, tree height and biodiversity to provide quality habitat for birds and other wildlife. It is easy to remember—the gold seal represents the Smithsonian gold standard in conservation.

Bird Friendly Coffee By the Numbers in 2018

  • More than 31,000 acres (12,800 hectares) of protected land
  • Bird Friendly coffee farms in 11 countries
  • More than 4,600 participating coffee producers
  • More than 19 million pounds of coffee

Center News

Nov. 30, 2018
After days of non-stop flights and weeks of travel, a weary Canada warbler touches down on a... read more
Oct. 22, 2018
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Bird Friendly Coffee FAQs

Find the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about Bird Friendly coffee.

About Bird Friendly Coffee

Bird Friendly certified organic coffees grow under biodiverse shade that provides critical habitat for migratory songbirds and other wildlife, sequesters carbon and fights climate change.

Where to Buy

Find Bird Friendly® coffee at a store or café near you, or have it shipped directly to your door when you order online.

Meet the Birds

Shade-grown coffee plantations provide a sanctuary for many migratory bird species. Find out which species spend the winter on coffee farms.