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It all started with one industrious man, his 10 children, and a soil that was unusually rich with clay: Visitors to Santa Ana, Costa Rica, can now learn how this charming little town came to be bursting with pottery shops and see a master potter at work. It’s part of of a new tour created by the Hernández family, who attended Rainforest Alliance trainings in sustainable tourism.
Rainforest Alliance president Nigel Sizer recently visited the largest Rainforest Alliance Certified™ coffee estate in Costa Rica and learned from a master of sustainable farming, 76-year-old Don Alfonso Robelo. Sizer’s 9-year-old son Jasper, pictured here with Don Alfonso, learned quite a bit, too!
Brothers David and Jonathan Vega broke with tradition to make the family coffee farm in Costa Rica more sustainable—and more profitable.