Author Archives: Peter Johnston

COFFEE WITH MILK – FARMERS FORGE INTERNATIONAL FRIENDSHIP

Brazilian coffee farmers have swapped South America for southern Scotland to share their agricultural experiences with the owner of a dairy herd. Gabriel Lancha Oliveira and his wife Flavia travelled to Dumfries & Galloway to meet up with Mark Callender (one of the directors of Cows & Co) who runs Crofthead Farm at Crocketford. Mr […]

April’s Coffee of the Month – Democratic Republic of Congo

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is perfect for growing coffee with its warmth, high altitudes and fertile soils but this has not been taken advantage of because of civil war and ongoing political instability. The government and people of DRC are starting to see coffee exports as a positive way of rebuilding their economy. […]