Eco Mushroom Farm Visit - Mushroom Initiative

About 30 of us visited an Organic Mushroom Farm at the weekend in Tai Po. The weather was great !  I learnt about this farm becuase it uses coffee grounds and soy waste in its substrate. The spent substrate is then used as fertiliser on the farm to grow veggies - closing ...

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Silo Visit

Recently I read about Silo, a UK restaurant based in Brighton that won a sustainable award. So on a recent trip to the UK I took the opportunity to arrange visit and ask some questions. They were happy to show me what they were up to. The interior is all ...

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Ahka Ama ( Thailand Coffee )

Great talk from Lee last night. He runs a social enterprise, Akha Ama, helping coffee farmers in Thailand, specifically the Ahka tribe. He grew up there and rather than pursue a career away from the village after graduating he decided to help his village through selling their coffee.

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Let's talk coffee (March 2015) - Ecomills

Ecomills, developed by Cenicafé in Colombia are small scale coffee processing mills that use considerably less water and generate much less waste than conventional mills - helping to lower the ecological footprint of producers.

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ICO 4th Consultative forum

I joined the ICO 4th Consultative forum on coffee sector finance in London yesterday as an observer with a view to better understand financing for coffee producers. Despite decades of effort the vast majority of producers and their families, that’s 125 million people, remain desperately poor, barely covering ...

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