Women coffee farmers in the highlands of Veracruz, Mexico, planted a seed for justice when they collectively decided to create a feminist coffee brand, FEMCAFE. Since 2016, they have used funds from AgroEco’s Women’s Unpaid Labor Fund to make strategic investments in their cooperative and economically empower the women members.
Gisela Illsecas, a coffee farmer in Veracruz, Mexico, had already diversified her coffee farm with fruit trees and medicinal plants, but had taken pollination for granted. She later learned about
The 7th International Youth Intercambio 2019 brought together youth representatives from CAN’s partner organizations. Youth from Mexico, Nicaragua, and California (Watsonville and the University of California, Santa Cruz) gathered in Santa Cruz County for a four-day exchange that included trainings and knowledge exchange on a variety of topics, including: agroecology, seed saving,