Describes what national farm safety and health week is, how it helps agricultural farmers, how it relates to coffee farming in particular, and ways people can get involved.
National Farm Safety and Health Week: Helping Coffee Farms
National Farm Safety and Health Week is coming up, and the focus is on agricultural farmers. The goal of the week is to raise awareness about the many dangers that farmers and farm laborers face every day while working in their fields. This includes coffee farmers, who sometimes work in dangerous conditions to bring us our morning cup of joe. There are many ways for people to get involved and help support coffee farmers during National Farm Safety and Health Week. Read on to learn more!
One of the best ways to support coffee farmers during National Farm Safety and Health Week is to buy fair trade coffee. Fair trade coffee is produced by farmers who are paid a fair price for their beans, which allows them to invest in safety measures and improve the overall working conditions for themselves and their workers. To learn more see our post here. When you buy fair trade coffee, you can be sure that the farmers who produced it were treated fairly and given a chance to improve their farm's safety.
You can also support coffee farmers by donating to organizations that work to improve safety conditions on coffee farms. These organizations provide training and resources to farmers so that they can reduce the risks associated with their work. Make your next coffee purchase from The Great Coffee Project Shop, and we will automatically provide a 15% charitable donation give-back to
Finally, you can spread the word about National Farm Safety and Health Week and the importance of supporting coffee farmers. Share this blog post with your friends and family, and encourage them to do their part in supporting coffee farmers during this important week. Thanks for reading!