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  • Kenn Kaufman describes his experience birding on a Bird Friendly® coffee farm in Nicaragua in the May/June print issue of Bird Watcher's Digest. Its reposted here on the Birds and Beans USA site.
  • Madeleine and David received the Michael O'Connor Thompson Award at the Gem of the Lakeshore ceremony. It is awarded by Laurel Broten and the Lakeshore Joint Business Improvement Association for Volunteerism and Community Spirit. We are overwhelmed. Thank you!
  • Public Radio International's "The World" discusses Bird Friendly Coffee
  • Dr. Robert Rice discusses the benefits of Bird Friendly® certified coffee for birds and in combating climate change. see clip
  • Smithsonian Report Shows Bird Friendly Shade Coffee Farms Are the Next Best Thing to Natural Forest
  • SMBC Eco-Report to be discussed at Birds and Beans sponsored Songbirds and Migration: Making the Connection Oct 7 at ROM
  • Ron MacLean mentions Birds and Beans on After 40 Minutes during the game five final Stanley Cup playoff game! For real!
  • Birds and Beans is shortlisted as an Urban Hero in the Environment Category!
  • Birds and Beans wins their Second Gem of the Lakeshore in the Fast Food Service category!
  • Torontoist review of the Green Living show gives special mention to Birds and Beans.
  • Drinking Bird Friendly® or Rainforest Alliance Certified shade coffee is listed as one of 10 things You Can Do to Shrink Your Carbon Footprint
  • 10 Things Michael Ignatieff Can't Live Without. Check out No. 1
  • Christina Sharma of Project CHIRP! discusses Bird Friendly® coffee on Lets Get Growing on December 12th. listen
  • Birds and Beans mentioned in Globe and Mail, National Post (thanks Diane!), Toronto Sun, and pics in Metro and Metro again
  • Birds and Beans serves Bird Friendly® Coffee at Shoreline Cleanup Event with Dr. Jane Goodall
  • Website for Margaret Atwood's book The Year of the Flood references Birds and Beans on her blog and in the neat stuff section.
  • Our friends in the USA are discussed in New England Birdhouse
  • Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center recognizes Birds and Beans
  • Birds and Beans Month on Ray Brown's Talkin' Birds
  • Birds and Beans review in Toronto Star

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