Agriculture / Expert Perspectives / Sustainable Agriculture Network

Always Learning and Growing

It’s rare for an organization to take a thorough look at what it is doing and ask, “Is it up to snuff?”  However, the Sustainable Agriculture Network (SAN)–the international coalition that owns the standard to which all Rainforest Alliance Certified™ farms are audited—is currently doing just that. Here, Oliver Bach, the SAN’s director of standards and … Continue reading

Agriculture / Biodiversity / Sustainable Agriculture Network

A Passion for Passion Fruit

The sweet, tangy passion fruit is more than a delicious treat for communities in the central highlands of Costa Rica. It is a vital source of income for farmers in Chitaría, who are now earning higher incomes and supporting local wildlife with the introduction of Rainforest Alliance certification and the support of Chiquita Fruit Solutions. Continue reading