Date: 12/2/19 4:30 pm
From: MFB <badgerm...>
Subject: Re: [MASSBIRD] Bird-friendly coffee?
Alas, no. Organic coffee is not the same as shade-grown bird-friendly coffee.

https://www.audubon.org/news/how-choose-bird-friendly-coffee

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> On Dec 2, 2019, at 6:59 PM, Cynthia Berkowitz <cynthberk...> wrote:
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> As one who has been involved in selling organic, fair trade coffee, my understanding is that organic coffee and organic chocolate are shade grown by definition.
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> Cynthia Berkowitz
> Newton
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>> On Mon, Dec 2, 2019, 3:34 PM Stuart Walker <stuarttwalker...> wrote:
>> With the permission of the moderator, I would like to know if people can recommend good (decaf, preferably) bird-friendly coffee that I could find at relatively normal stores, like Whole Foods or Wegman’s, or even more mainstream outlets.
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>> I find that many of the brands I look at say “organic”, but few seem to say “shade grown”, which I associate with bird-friendly environments, or Arabica. None specifically say “bird-friendly”.
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>> I would prefer not to order coffee by mail, but I will if necessary. Thanks for any suggestions!
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>> Stuart Walker
>> Jamaica Plain
>> <stuarttwalker...>

 
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