"When we were kids, my grandfather always involved my brothers and cousins in the activities required for the production of coffee. He did not like to take me because he said that girls do not go to the farms, but in the
He willed his farm to my mother and the tasks assigned to me were to plant coffee, move the coffee picked by workers, and also to pick coffee on grandfather's farm to earn income to buy books and clothes, thereby helping my mother who was a single mother. I am now producing organic,
One day, it occurred to Larry that every time he turned on a light or booted up his computer, he was voting for removing mountain tops in W. Virginia to fuel coal-fired power plants. That's not what we want, so we went gonzo to reduce our electrical use (we're still working at it).
We do our best to achieve zero waste. From composting our food waste, recycling, and reusing what we can.
We have 5 cisterns around the beanplant, totaling 2,500 gallons. We use them to run our bathrooms and water our gardens helping to conserve water!