Shade grown and bird-friendly coffee

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What are shade grown and bird-friendly coffees?

Shade grown and bird-friendly coffee

You'll find both of these terms being used from time to time. 'Shade grown' means that instead of wide open plantations of nothing but coffee plants in rows, the coffee is partially shaded by trees. Shade grown coffee plantations play a key role in the conservation of migratory birds that find a sanctuary in their forest-like environment. Hence 'bird-friendly'.

   

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