The lives and livelihoods of 25 million farmers and their families in 50 countries around the world depend on the production of coffee. Many of them are poor and live in areas that are environmentally sensitive and considered high-priority by conservationists. By adopting sustainable practices, farmers can help conserve their environment and achieve a better quality of life. They are also eligible to earn the Rainforest Alliance Certified™ seal.
By choosing coffee bearing the Rainforest Alliance Certified seal, coffee drinkers like you are giving these coffee farmers an incentive to cultivate their beans using methods that protect the environment and the well-being of workers and their communities.
More than 1.5 million farmers, farm workers and their families are benefiting from Rainforest Alliance Certified™ farming. Click the countries below to meet some of these farmers and learn more.