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A Cafecito Story is a story of love, coffee, birds and hope. It is a beautifully written eco-fable by best-selling author Julia Alvarez. Based on her and her husband's experiences trying to reclaim a small coffee farm in her native Dominican Republic, A Cafecito Story shows how the return to the traditional methods of shade-grown coffee can rehabilitate and rejuvenate the landscape and human culture, while at the same time preserving vital winter habitat for threatened songbirds.
Not a political or environmental polemic, A Cafecito Story is instead a poetic, modern fable about human beings at their best. The challenge of producing coffee is a remarkable test of our ability to live more sustainably, caring for the land, growers, and consumers in an enlightened and just way. Written with Julia Alvarez's deft touch, this is a story that stimulates while it comforts, waking the mind and warming the soul like the first cup of morning coffee. Indeed, this story is best read with a strong cup of organic, shade-grown, fresh-brewed coffee.

About the Author

Belkis Ram­rez, who created the woodcuts for A Cafecito Story, is one of the most celebrated artrists in the Dominican Republic. Visit Belkis' web site.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781931498005
Afterword:
Eichner, Bill
Author:
Eichner, Bill
Author:
Alvarez, Julia
Author:
Eichner, Bill
Author:
Ramirez, Belkis
Afterword:
Eichner, Bill
Author:
Eichner, Bill
Publisher:
Chelsea Green
Location:
White River Junction, VT
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fables
Subject:
Americans
Subject:
Agriculture, cooperative
Subject:
Organic farming
Subject:
Dominican Republic
Subject:
Coffee growers
Subject:
General Cooking
Copyright:
Series Volume:
106-679
Publication Date:
20011001
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Yes
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 16 oz

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