A Cafecito Story / El Cuento del Cafecito = A Cafecito Story (Paperback)

A Cafecito Story / El Cuento del Cafecito = A Cafecito Story By Julia Alvarez, Bill Eichner, Belkis Ramirez Cover Image
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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.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781931498067
ISBN-10: 1931498067
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing Company
Publication Date: June 1st, 2002
Pages: 80
Language: Spanish

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