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The Thin MonthsPhoto by Russell Powell, courtesy of Heifer International.

Longtime Heifer International supporter Susan Sarandon wrote a piece for the Wall Street Journal this past Sunday. Having narrated the 2011 documentary "After the Harvest: Fighting Hunger in the Coffeelands" (watch clip on our YouTube channel), Sarandon remains interested in the wellbeing of coffee farmers and the connection between Heifer and fair-trade coffee vendor, Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. Read the full text of Sarandon's article here.

Watch a slideshow of photos from our project in Chiapas, Mexico, in partnership with Green Mountain Coffee Roasters

Read previous posts on the Thin Months.

Do you have a favorite fair-trade certified coffee? Share it with us in the comments section below.


Brooke Edwards

Brooke Edwards is from Little Rock, Arkansas, and started working at Heifer International in 2009 as a writer. She has a master's in social work and a bachelor's degree in psychology. She is married, a mother of two, and a wannabe urban farmer, raising her own chickens and killing most of her vegetable crops.