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UCA San Juan del Río Coco

Image of growers and inspectors observing certified Bird Friendly coffee habitat.

La Unión de Cooperativas Agropecuarias de San Juan del Río Coco R.L. (UCA San Juan del Río Coco) was founded in 1993 and is made up of 370 smallholder coffee producers. They focus on facilitating socio-economic development for members and partners through credit services, technical assistance, trainings, and marketing. Located in the deep valleys and high mountains of Madríz, Nicaragua, this area boasts large panoramic views, waterfalls, and many gastronomic products.

Featured bird on the finca: Keel-billed Motmot

Feathered fact: Resident bird of Central America with a limited range. Listed as “Vulnerable” by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

http://ucasanjuanriococo.org/

Where to Buy

Scarlet Tanager French Roast

Birds & Beans Coffee solely sells Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center Bird Friendly certified, Organic, and Fair Trade Coffee.

Chesnut-Sided Warbler Medium Roast

Birds & Beans Coffee solely sells Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center Bird Friendly certified, Organic, and Fair Trade Coffee.

Certified Bird Friendly American Goldfinch

Audubon’s mission is to protect birds and the places they need, today and tomorrow.

Nicaragua SMBC FT

Wood Warbler Coffee is a family owned and operated Small Batch Coffee Roaster offering a variety of ethically sourced specialty coffees from around the world.

Nicaragua Madriz

JORDAN TOMB’S is an Organic coffee & tea company that’s dedicated to promoting artists, designers, creative types of all stripes, and sustainable business practices.

Nicaragua San Juan del Rio Coco

Red Bean Harvest aims to simplify coffee, engage with friends and customers in a fresh new way, and create flavor profiles that people like to drink, enjoy and even savor.