21. Calculating Water Benefits On Coffee Farms

Below is a post recently posted on the CRS Coffeelands Blog that I authored to describe the new watershed management tool they have been working to build. Knowledge-based Coffee Watershed Management We know a lot about sustainable agricultural practices, and the specialty coffee industry has been a pioneer in incentivizing farmers to adapt good practices. … More 21. Calculating Water Benefits On Coffee Farms

15. Thoughts on Symposium 2015: Coffee & Water (Part 1)

There are several ideas that have stuck with me through the last couple years. One of them was presented to me by a dinosaur hand puppet with lipstick and a purple hat. I was watching an early 90’s training video on the water cycle and this dinosaur was explaining water in prehistoric times and said, … More 15. Thoughts on Symposium 2015: Coffee & Water (Part 1)

8. Preliminary Thoughts on Wet-mill Water Use at Origin

It’s been awhile. Turns out graduate school is just a little bit harder than undergrad. Honestly though, I thought my undergrad engineering homework was impossible. There is a faint light at the end of the tunnel and that is my thesis (fingers crossed). Aside from coffee leaf rust, the industry’s other major environmental concern is … More 8. Preliminary Thoughts on Wet-mill Water Use at Origin

2. Mavuno Village Promo

Below is the link to a 5 minute promotional video for Mavuno Village. It emphasizes the importance of agriculture and relationships. I applaud Dan for his vision and the team he has brought together to accomplish this incredible mission. https://onedrive.live.com/redir?resid=7C74837EFD60A182!2320&authkey=!AG7kD03uX9OVhNU&ithint=video%2c.mov This video reminds me of the importance of infrastructure in creating a economically sustainable lifestyle … More 2. Mavuno Village Promo