American's couldn't imagine living without coffee in the morning. Coffee is the second largest commodity in international commerce. Organic shade grown coffee is grown under the tree canopy, so large amounts of forest can be preserved, plus this method of growing stimulate the environment's natural development of disease and pest control.
Fair Trade Certification label allows farmers and the farm workers to escape poverty by providing them the skills and means to compete in the global market of agriculture products.
Listen to Rick MacDonald of BlueStilly Coffee Roasters an Organic Fair Trade coffee business located in Marysville, WA. To find out more go to www.bluestilly.com or call 425-501-5270
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Chinook Salmon in the South Fork of the Stillaguamish River face extreme risk and extinction. With numbers that once topped 20,000 only 246 return each year to their spanning grounds. Enters the Stilly Snohomish Fisheries Enchancement Taskforce. Listen to Kristen Marshall, habitate restoration specialists and volunteer coordinator. To voluneer go to www.stillysnofish.org or call 425-252-6686.
Have you grown your own groceries but can't eat it all? Becoming overloaded with wonderful new veggies and the the people at work flat refuse to take any more ? Listen to WSU Extension Coordinator Kate Halstead about local canning and food preservation workshops in July and August. Yes, even you can feed your family all winter long learning some of the tricks your granny knew so well.