Reforesting Haiti with Coffee has BIG Impact

Haitian coffee seedling fundraiser

When you donate to Singing Rooster’s Haitian coffee seedling program, you’re helping to reforest Haiti w/ income-providing coffee trees. But it’s bigger than that. 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 hundreds of thousands of trees in Haiti’s highest mountains / coffee lands: Fond Jean Noel Beaumont (the eye of Hurricane Matthew – TOTAL devastation in 2016) … 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

Can garden art change Haiti’s deforested landscape and bring back the birds? 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). … Read More