Impact of Planting Coffee Trees in Haiti

Haitian coffee seedling fundraiser

Your donation reforests Haiti w/ income-providing coffee trees and has BIG impact: In 1923, 60% of Haiti was covered by lush forests; by 2006, less than 3% remained. Your donation allows #singingrooster to plant seedling nurseries that #reforestHaiti mountains with income-providing coffee trees.  Across the years, we’ve planted tens of thousands of trees in Haiti’s highest mountains / coffee lands: Fond Jean Noel Beaumont (the eye of Hurricane Matthew – TOTAL devastation) Thiotte Cahos/Artibonite Dondon Baptist An Example: The Impact of $8000 (the perfect size nursery) … Read More

After Initial Surge of Relief, Longterm Vision is required in Haiti

hurricane matthew crops coffee

Only $2700 from our seedling nursery goal! There’s a reason Giving Tuesday came into existence; we need to cleanse our soul after over indulgence from a hearty Thanksgiving meal, excess drink, and too much shopping. We’ve launched a fundraiser for a seedling nursery near Camp Perrin — a small village on a hillside near Les Cayes that suffered extreme loss.  We’re $2700 from our goal. Thanks for pushing us over! Hurricane Matthew Update: Thanks to our many friends who have asked how we (staff, farmer partners, … Read More

Metal Garden Art Beckons Birds

metal garden stake crane

Yep.  And Your customers will love the art and support the story. John Audubon (1785 – 1851) was born in Haiti to a French naval officer and his Creole mistress. He would be heart-broken to see Haiti’s present day ecology – one of the most environmentally devastated places on the planet. In a country with less than 5% forestation, it’s no surprise that Haiti lacks birds (water sheds, soil stability, shade, beauty that greenery brings). We’re Singing Rooster and offer retail and wholesale Haitian art. 100% of … Read More