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How Coffee and Environmentalism interact

Organic, Fair Trade, Imported, and Shade Grown Coffee

cofee and the environment

One thing many coffee drinkers have in common is a shared love of the environment. As such, many coffee drinkers endeavor to purchase coffee that is produced in an environmentally friendly way, or at the very least, in an organic way. In many cases, this means purchasing coffee with labels such as organic, Fair Trade certified, imported, or shade grown.

But in the end, what do these things mean, and how do they relate to the effect that coffee and coffee farming has on the environment? Read on to find out. Continue reading