Co-op Partners with beekeeping programs:
CESMACH – Organic coffee cooperative of 660 small-scale farming families in Chiapas, Mexico. 86 beekeepers now produce nearly 70,000 pounds of honey annually.
ACODIHUE – Based in Huehuetenango, Guatemala, the organization’s 3,400 members produce coffee, bananas, honey, and a variety of agricultural products. There are now 130 beekeepers in the co-op.
MAYA IXIL – Indigenous coffee cooperative in northwestern highlands of Guatemala that began a commercial beekeeping venture with Food 4 Farmers in 2015. Their 205 member-families are now adding agroforestry and food gardens to restore native trees and plants, grow fresh food, and provide year-round forage sources for honey bees and native pollinators.