We went through a difficult time as we have lost around 30% of our trees due to a leaf miner and a very long dry season. Even though we have implemented an irrigation system, climate change is affecting the seasonality which means that the dry season is longer and a wet one is very short. … Continue reading Ad Aspera Per Astra
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We have been working hard on implementing our irrigation system which is already slightly delayed. However once completed it will provide enough water for us to continue expanding our farm as well as supplying the local village and a school with a clean water. Prior to implementing this we have had lengthy discussions with a … Continue reading Construction Of a Dam and a Water Tank
It has been a while since our last update. We have had hard half a year and have lost 30% of our trees to a coffee borer ( Hypothenemus hampei ) as well as due to an extremely dry season. This has reemphasised our dedication to implement water irrigation system as soon as possible and … Continue reading Battling Coffee Borer and Dry Season
A few weeks ago the village was visited by a doctor and a nurse who provided a much needed basic medical attention for the very first time. During the visit, medical staff performed routine check-ups and completed 9 circumcisions, which is a very important ritual in the village. This has proven to be a great … Continue reading Doctor, Doctor – July 2015!
Born in 2014 in Madagascar, Zebu Coffee is a creation of like-minded individuals from different parts of the world who share a true passion for not only growing quality coffee but also helping the local community. After visiting Madagascar for his honeymoon in 2013, Danny, one of the members of the Zebu Coffee family, realized … Continue reading Idea is born!