Women in Colombia’s Coffee-Growing Families Are Taking a Seat at the Table

Kimberly Easson remembers the brief, awkward moment when lunch was about to be served at the Ausecha coffee farm in La Sierra, Colombia, earlier this month. Six international visitors and 34 members of a local cooperative were spending a “day in the life of a producer” arranged in Colombia’s mountainous southwest by the Coffee Quality Institute. As the group visited coffee fields, processing …

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