Mayan Campesinos from
the CCDA organized to protect their labour conditions and the quality
of their coffee produce Café
They have worked for generations on the large plantations. They
have only achieved their own land since 1998. For these families
Coffee is their principal income source.
is grown on land recuperated by the CCDA, near Lake Atitlán
in the highlands of central Guatemala.
Although it requires
more labour, Café Justicia is grown organically.
- Protects the producers
and the consumers health
- Protects the environment
- Reduces the purchase
of foreign products and financial dependence
The efforts to conserve
soil, diversify crops and use trees for shade preserves the slopes
of the volcanoes from erosion.
It also improves the
flavour of the coffee, preserves the biodiversity and guarantees
the producers independence.
Shade trees provide shelter
to migratory birds and provide fruit, wood, environmental equilibrium
of Café Justicia
Grown at a high altitude
A fair and transparent
Producers organized and
conscious of the advantages of organic agriculture
to buy Café