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Flashback to 2018, at the annual board meeting in April, Pachamama Coffee’s Board of Directors (composed of representatives from each cooperative at origin) approved a motion to pay a premium on coffee from Nicaragua imported via our long-time partner Etico. The 10 cent per pound premium was developed by Etico with one express purpose: recognize the work that women in farming communities undertake that traditionally goes unpaid, and compensate them for it. 
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Climate Change and Economic Struggles at Origin Amidst a Global Pandemic: Firsthand Account Words and photographs by coffee farmer Alexa Marin of Nicaragua. The last couple years amplified many of challenges facing the specialty coffee industry, particularly for the people at origin who make coffee possible. Climate...
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