Our Partners


Some of our most beloved Neotropical migrant songbirds – especially our thrushes, orioles, tanagers, and warblers -- are suffering from loss of habitat when they fly south for the winter. One of the easiest things we can all do to support our migratory songbirds is to make sure that the coffee we buy comes from coffee farms that preserve bird habitat. Birds & Beans is certified by the best in the business, and makes it easy to be confident that the coffee we drink is also providing habitat for birds. -- John W. Fitzpatrick, Director of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Birds & Beans donates over 10% of our gross profits to our partners to help their important work. 

The American Bird Conservancy has been supporting Birds & Beans since 2013. Dedicated to achieving conservation, ABC’s commitment to bird conservation remains absolute, even while some other groups shift their mission to prioritize people over wildlife. We believe unequivocally that conserving birds and their habitats benefits all other species — including people.  
The Appalachian Audubon Society is a chapter of the National Audubon Society, serving the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania area. Their purpose is to conduct education, science, and charitable activities related to the work of National Audubon to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats.
The Ascutney Mountain Audubon Society works with Birds & Beans to raise awareness of the benefits of Bird Friendly coffee to migratory birds and Latin American family farmers and rural economies. Since 2011 Jan Lambert and other AMAS members have managed a Birds & Beans Coffee Club to make it easier for residents of the Connecticut River Valley in Central Vermont and New Hampshire to buy and drink Bird Friendly Coffee.
The Boulder County Audubon Society supports the Bird Friendly coffee mission by encouraging members and friends to purchase Birds & Beans coffee. Boulder County Audubon Society is a voice for birds and wildlife conservation through habitat protection, advocacy, and nature education. Boulder County Audubon Society is a voice for birds and wildlife conservation through habitat protection, advocacy, and nature education. 
The Carolina Bird Club is a non-profit organization which represents and supports the birding community in the Carolinas through its official website, publications, meetings, workshops, trips, and partnerships, whose mission includes supporting the protection and conservation of birds and their habitats and foster an appreciation and respect of natural resources.
The Cape May Bird Observatory was founded in 1976 by New Jersey Audubon. The Cape May Bird Observatory is a leader in research, environmental education, bird conservation, and recreational birding activities. The CMBO mission is to understand and instill appreciation for the needs of resident and migrating birds so that human ambitions do not undermine them.
With over 7,000 members, the Golden Gate Audubon Society is one of the ten largest local Audubon Society Chapters in the US. The Golden Gate Audubon Society engages people to: Experience the wonder of birds and translate that wonder into action; and Protect native bird populations and their habitats. Golden Gate volunteer Erica Rutherford co-ordinates The Chapter’s Coffee Club which she helped establish in 2014.
Since 1914 New Hampshire Audubon’s mission has been to protect New Hampshire’s natural environment for wildlife and for people. Bids & Beans coffee has been available at the groups Concord NH nature store since 2009. 
Montpelier Vermont based North Branch Nature Center is one of Birds & Beans earliest Conservation Partners. A small preserve with a big heart at a gentle bend in the North Branch of the Winooski River. For more than a decade North Branch Nature Center has put people in touch with the sights, sounds and sensations of the wild within Vermont’s capital. Their pioneering Educating Children Outdoors is now in its 5th year, is working in 7 area schools on a weekly and biweekly basis to help meet Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards outdoors while introducing children to the natural community right outside their classroom. NBNC’s Coffee Club supports the organizations conservation work. 
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies (formerly Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory) mission is to conserve birds and their habitats through science, education and land stewardship.
Vermont Center for Ecostudies has been working with Birds & Beans since 2009 to promote Bird Friendly coffee in the Upper Connecticut River Valley. Coffee Clubs run by VCE supporters Doug Hardy and Li Shen have purchased over three tons of USDA Organic, Fair Trade and Smithsonian certified Bird Friendly® Birds & Beans coffee. The Vermont Center for Ecostudies promotes wildlife conservation across the Americas using the combined strength of scientific research and citizen engagement.
The Southern Adirondack Audubon Society’s primary goal is to protect the environment by preserving natural habitats and promoting environmental education. SAAS membership, over 500 strong, is drawn from Warren, Washington, and northern Saratoga counties in New York State.
The John Burroughs Natural History Society works to foster the study and enjoyment of natural history and to encourage conservation of natural resources in Ulster County NY. A Birds & Beans Coffee Club was initiated in November 2015 to bring members and supporters 'The Good Coffee'.
The mission of the Black Swamp Bird Observatory is to inspire the appreciation, enjoyment and conservation of birds and their habitats through research, education and outreach. Host of the annual Biggest Week In American Birding each May. Birds & Beans coffee has been working with BSBO since 2009. Executive Director Kim Kaufman and her husband Kenn visited one of the farms, Gaia Estate in Nicaragua, where we source our coffee to 'certify the certification'. Great result. Visit BSBO at the entrance of the Magee Marsh Wildlife Area, 13551 W. State Route 2, Oak Harbor, Ohio 43449
The Mohonk Preserve in partnership with their members, supporters, and volunteers, protects and manages over 8,000 acres of mountain ridges, forests, fields, streams, ponds, and other unique and beautiful places. They are New York's largest nonprofit nature preserve and each year welcome over 165,000 visitors. Visit Mohonk at 3197 Route 44/55, Gardiner, New York 12525.
Hawk Mountain is a scientific research center; an international conservation training site; a learning facility for all ages; an eco-tourism destination; a wildlife sanctuary open to the public year-round; the world's largest member-supported raptor conservation organization; and one of the best places in northeastern North America to view the annual autumn hawk migration. Hawk Mountain volunteers joined in and co-sponsored our survey of the birds on the co-op farms of San Juan del Rio Coco in the Northern Highlands of Nicaragua. Located at 1700 Hawk Mountain Rd, Kempton, Pennsylvania 19529.
The Mecklenburg Audubon Society has a long, productive history of bird conservation in the Charlotte North Carolina area. The current membership of over 1,000 members comes from all walks of life but has one common interest - protecting habitat for birds and other wildlife. Through their Birds & Beans Coffee Club MAS has helped fund the Bird Friendly certification of farms in the Sierra de Managua of Nicaragua as a way to save habitat, family farms and support the local rural economy.
The Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society, a chapter of the National Audubon Society, covers the northern Catskill Mountain and upper Susquehanna River region of New York State. The organization is dedicated to the natural environment, with activities focused on protection and maintenance of ecological systems, wise use and conservation of natural resources, and environmental quality improvement.
The Hog island Audubon Camp in Maine, is celebrating it’s 80th year of providing nature and bird education this summer. They only serve Birds & Beans coffee to over 500 campers and staff . Copy: Since 1936, residential sessions at Hog Island have been led by some of the most respected naturalists and environmental educators in the nation, inspiring scores of scientists, school and university educators, and conservation leaders.
Kenn Kaufman The originator and editor of the Kaufman Field Guides series is a lifelong naturalist. His fascination with birds developed at the age of six, and he went on to become one of the world's best-known bird experts, but his interests extend to every area of nature.
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies conserves birds and their habitats through an integrated approach of science, education and land stewardship. Their work radiates from the Rockies to the Great Plains, Mexico and beyond. BCR works with private and public land owners, farmers and ranchers improving native bird populations, the land and the lives of people. Birds & Beans and Bird Conservancy of the Rockies are dedicated to helping preserve and develop agroecology practices on family farms and ranches creating sustainable farming that supports birds, farmers and their workers, people and the environment we all share.
Since its 2010 launch, Bird City Wisconsin has been making Wisconsin communities healthy for birds ... and people. 2016 will see the recognition of the 100th Bird City in the state, astounding growth that shows just how important birds are to Wisconsin residents. To be recognized as a Bird City, a village, town, city, or county meet at least 7 of 22 criteria across five categories: habitat creation and protection, community forest management, limiting hazards, public education, and celebrating International Migratory Bird Day. Bird City Wisconsin also recognizes High Flyers, communities that meet additional requirements from a more involved list that demonstrates that they truly go above and beyond in the name of birds. Over 300 bird species can be found in Wisconsin, a state that is the spring and summer home of over 50 migratory bird species that depend on prime habitat in "coffee lands’" for population health and stability. Birds & Beans and Bird City Wisconsin are partnering to support the well being of the songbirds we know and love by working to protect their habitat in both Wisconsin and the Neotropics where Birds & Beans produces its coffee.
Bridges to Community's mission is to build a more just and sustainable world through service learning and community development by engaging volunteers to work in developing countries—building community and changing lives. Bridges to Community has been working with communities in Nicaragua for over 20 years. The largest and safest country in Central America, Nicaragua has a population of just over 6 million, and borders both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Bridges and Birds & Beans are working together to support local rural communities in Nicaragua by locating, buying and exporting top quality Smithsonian shade grown ‘Bird Friendly' coffee for sale in North America.