Climate change affects coffee in Costa Rica

Climate change is affecting Costa Rican coffee production. Cold nights, winds and erratic rainfall are disrupting harvests in some areas, while in others, warmer temperatures allow farmers to harvest coffee at elevations higher than before possible.

Best of the Northwest | Starbucks

Drawing on video from a Starbucks shareholder meeting shot by Genevieve Alvarez, a photo essay on Starbucks coffee plantations by Erika Schultz and video I shot of the Starbucks roasting facility in Kent, here’s a video profile of the Seattle-based coffee company. This is a part of the Seattle Times’ Best of the Northwest special…