Partners In Coffee

Want to understand better what Zanmi Kafe is? Deb McGrath wrote a great article for College Planning & Management’s (CPM) magazine, outlining the project in a very understandable way. The article was featured in CPM’s “Trends in Green: Sustainable Innovations on Campus” section. Partners in Coffee – Sewanee – CP&M – January 2014 CPM is… more →


I have learned a thing or two about mangos as I have been around them all day, almost everyday since I arrived. First, I have learned a few different kinds of mangos and how you eat different kinds in different ways. For most mangos, like fransic and blancs, you can peel the skin off and… more →

Learning together with CFFL students

Ford Rushton, Elizabeth Sega, Reginald, and CFFL students The second week of our internship, Ford, Sega, and I were assigned the frightening task of teaching our first class!  Agronomist Reginald, is a professor from Zamni Agrikol and lives with us in the Clinique Externe at the Zamni Lasante hospital in Cange.  He asked us to… more →

Wisdom from Haiti

Lessons learned by 2013 Sewanee interns in Haiti: 1) As soon as you make plans they are almost guaranteed to change 2) Hurry up and wait is the norm, you need to learn to relax and be open to not getting everything done when, where, or how you may want it to 3) While in… more →

Agr.Noel maxo

puisque la production caféière en Haiti est en voie de disparition nous obligeons de monter a bois jolie de mettre en place une pepiniere contenue 15000 plantules de café et d’autres plantules comme sede, accajou,mague francique pour aider aux familles a réintégrer cette production qui était dans le temps une source de revenue pour eux.… more →