Growers First works with remote farming communities in Honduras and Mexico, empowering these small-plot coffee growers to improve their coffee businesses as well as their lives, and providing consumers in the United States a declicious cup of coffee that is changing lives.
These featured farmers represent only a few of the 657 families that produce Growers First coffee. Each has a unique story, but blended together with the stories of the other farming families in their villages, an overarching tale of transformation emerges.
Learn more about our featured farmers, and stay tuned for regular updates on the families and communities Growers First is proud to partner with.
Family: Married to Maria with 5 children
Size of farm: 2 manzanas (approx. 3.3 acres)
Distance of farm from home: 300 m. (320 yards)
Additional crops/animals: chickens
Coffee from Rito's farm is in the
Family: Married to Loida with 2 children
Size of farm: 17 manzana (approx. 28.5 acres)
Distance of farm from home: 4 km. (2.5 mi.)
Altitude of farm: 1350 m. (4429 ft.)
Coffee from Zuri's farm is in the
Family: Married to Miriam with 5 children
Size of farm: 5.5 manzanas (approx. 9.25 acres)
Distance of farm from home: 1 km (.6 mi)
Additional crops/animals: hens
Coffee from Nelson's farm is in the
Family: Married to Matia with 4 children
Size of farm: 4 hectares (9.9 acres)
Distance of farm from home: 6 km (3.7 mi)
Additional crops/animals: corn, beans, chickens
Coffee from Lao's farm is in the
We work closely with our farmers to ensure that they produce only the best, premium-grade Arabica coffee beans. This not only provides you with a delicious cup of coffee but also ensures that our farmers are getting the best value for their crop. We also work with them to implement sustainable farming practices, because we recognize that for their farms to continue to be successful in the future, the soil and the environment need to be protected.
Our coffee is then roasted to perfection. We work with our roasters to carefully find a roast profile worthy of the high-quality beans and of the men and women that proudly labored to produce them. The result is a delicious, balanced, and rich cup of coffee that is changing lives. Buy Growers First coffee online and make a commitment to drink great coffee and change the world at the same time.