Coffee is the most traded good in the world behind oil, due to the fact that most coffee is grown in developing countries but consumed in developed countries1. Although coffee is part of many people’s ‘daily grind,’ most do not realize that before reaching their mug or their church coffeepot their coffee has been grown, […]
Articles by Monica McCarthy
In 2012, Monica McCarthy spent six months living in Estelí, Nicaragua, working on the rural women’s empowerment, agricultural market development, and ESL projects of feminist non-profit La Fundación Entre Mujeres. She currently works as a paralegal for the Chicago-based National Immigrant Justice Center.