Our group on their first day in Guatemala

Our group including Mike Weaver of Sweetwater Organic Coffee and Dave Campbell of Cafe Campesino on their first day visiting Manos Campesinas in Guatemala.

Julia Salinas of LA FEM harvests ripe coffee cherries in Nicaragua. Photo by Julia Baumgartner for Cafe Campesino. September 2012

La Fundacion Entre Mujeres is a well-organized, all-woman NGO in northern Nicaragua committed to selling quality, Fair Trade coffee while empowering rural women

It preserves ecologically diverse woodlands, provides habitat for hummingbirds, and keeps chemicals out of coffee fields away from farmers and local residents.