Las Diosas La Roya Update

Las Diosas La Roya Update

Author: Matt Earley — April 28th, 2016 Las Diosas is moving ahead and continuing to make steady recovery progress from the coffee fungus (La Roya) that took the vast majority of their coffee three years ago. With our non-profit partner…

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Beyond Coffee

Beyond Coffee

Although all of the efforts the women of Las Diosas are showing in their new coffee crops, it brings us to the obvious question – what are these women doing to survive in the meantime as their income recovers? One…

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La Roya & The Road To Recovery

La Roya & The Road To Recovery

I have returned from the first On The Ground Nicaragua Delegation with lots of good news and some troubling news as well. The good work that the women have done cannot be overstated, but as usual there are some significant…

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Nica News

Nica News

We are a little more than a week away from the first Just Coffee/On The Ground trip to Las Diosas and FEM. In tow, we have eleven fantastic people with varied backgrounds — all with one compelling common interest —…

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An update on Las Diosas

An update on Las Diosas

You may have noticed that we are currently out of Las Diosas coffee. This is super unfortunate considering it has been a staple of ours since 2006 or so. It is also indicative of the crisis that they are facing–…

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Las Diosas Proect Nica Update

​In 2014​ Just Coffee put a lot of time and energy into raising resources for and awareness about the situation of our​ good partners in Nicaragua–​ Las Diosas. As you probably know, Las Diosas is a women’s cooperative of coffee…

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Time to Get To Work for Las Diosas

Time to Get To Work for Las Diosas

In 2013 I visited Las Diosas and was made aware of their struggle with “La Roya”— the coffee rust fungus that we quickly laying waste to the women’s coffee plants. A little more than a year later the epidemic has…

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Leaf Rust Exchange

Leaf Rust Exchange

By Casey Blanche I was fortunate enough to be invited to the Leaf Rust Exchange event held in Marcala Honduras from January 10th though the 14th, 2014.  The event was hosted by CoopCoffees and COMSA coffee cooperative.  This posting documents…

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