News & Events

Farmer to Farmer Annual Meeting April 12th, 2014

Join us for our Annual Meeting and to hear
Connie Vanderhyden speak of her 2o years working in human rights in Guatemala with the Guatemala Accompaniment Project. Connie teaches at UW La Crosse and will share her experience and insight on resettlement community.

In 1994, 250 Maya families came out of hiding in Mexico to rebuild their lives in Guatemala. They founded a new village in north western Guatemala. How are they doing today?

Saturday April 12, 2014
Simply Dunn, Downsville, WI
10 am annual meeting 12 noon potluck.
1:30- 3:00 pm Connie’s talk

Guatemala and Honduras Trip Blog

Andy and Jody are still traveling in Honduras and Guatemala. Check our our blog. Traveling Guatemala and Honduras Blog

Honduras Trip December 31- Jan 10th

There is still time to join the Farmer to Farmer trip to Honduras. As a former Peace Corps volunteer Andy Gaertner, has many close connections with the families growing our coffee. For more information email:

Matching Grant for Scholarship Donations NOW!

Scholarship Kids January 2013

We have a few generous supporters that have set up a matching donation fund. For every dollar donated, Farmer to Farmer will receive three for our scholarship fund. This is a great time to give to our very important scholarships. The kids of Santiago Atitlan, Guatemala count on our help. And if we get enough donations- we can expand our scholarship program.
Donate on-line: Just go to the get involved tab above.
Donate by mail: send a check to
Farmer to Farmer
P.O. Box 303
Glenwood City, WI 54013

Santiago Scholarships and June Newsletter

Scholarship kids

The students in the Weaver’s Committee of Santiago Atitlan, Guatemala received their bi-yearly scholarships. Thanks to everyone who donated to the scholarships. We really need the help! We are so happy to be able to offer this support to the 27 students. If you want to give please go to our get involved link above.
We have our June newsletter posted on the newsletter page. Check it out.

Annual Meeting and Coffee Tasting April 14th

and Coffee Tasting April 14th, Downsville, Wisconsin
This year we’ve decided to have some fun with a coffee tasting. While we hear stories from the travelers about Honduras and Guatemala, we’ll learn the art of “cupping” coffee from those countries. Conor Lefebvre, a long time roaster, will join us and show us how the experts taste and rate coffees.
Please join us at: Simply Dunn Schoolhouse Downsville, WI (5 miles south of Menomonie. Directions-
Sunday April 14th: 12 noon potluck and visiting time
1 p.m. > read more

Spring News

Our travelers with the scholarship students.

We are happy to report we had great trips to Guatemala, Honduras and Ecuador. Our March newsletter is out and you can read it or down load it under the newsletter tab above. The scholarship kids thank all of you that have given for this. Our coffee purchases help pay for the scholarships as well.
Our annual meeting will be Sunday April 14, 2013 in at Simply Dunn in Downsville, Wi.
noon: potluck
1 p.m.: annual meeting
2 p.m.: coffee tasting and “cupping” with Conor Lefebvre- coffee expert! Come and learn how coffee is rated and tested. It will be fun. > read more

Watch Our Coffee Being Roasted!

Here you can see our coffee roasted. by Pete of Valley Roasters in Spring Valley, WI.

Mark you calendars for February 22nd at 6pm- Menomonie, WI. Photos and stories of our Honduras and Guatemala trips.

*You can read all about our trips and see photos at our blog our blog *
We had fantastic trips.
Mark you calendars for February 22nd at 6pm!

Farmer to Farmer will be at Raw Deal showing photos from our trips to Honduras and Guatemala. Please join us for the show and bring a friend!
for more information email us at:

Farmer to Farmer Winter Gathering December 14 6-9p.m. Menomonie Wisconsin

Join us for a Farmer to Farmer’s Winter Gathering December 14th, Menomonie, Wisconsin
Let’s celebrate our local and international community.

Join us for a fun evening of food, music, and celebration at The Raw Deal details below
ALSO our December newsletter here.

The Raw Deal
603 Broadway, Menomonie ph 715-231-3255
6 p.m.: food and visiting. Purchase drinks and food off the menu. Visit with other Farmer to Farmer friends and shop our collection of Guatemalan textiles, beadwork, F2F T-shirts. > read more

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