Oldemar Salazar

The Coffee Grower – Short Film by Monterverde Now

What could coffee possibly have to do with climate change? Well, just about everything. For decades coffee was Costa Rica’s biggest source of income, driving the transformation of hundreds of thousands of hectares of tropical forest into endless rows of coffee that require carbon-based fertilizers and pesticides. Oldemar Salazar worked the conventional plantations for years,…

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