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Papua New Guinea coffee growers visit Seattle
CityStream: Papua New Guinea: From Bean to Cup
10/10/20197:03

Seattle's coffee culture is fueling a better life for people half-way around the world while also providing sanctuary to an endangered species. Woodland Park Zoo's Tree Kangaroo Conservation program is working with coffee bean farmers in Papua New Guinea. The farmers set aside land to protect tree kangaroos, in exchange they get direct access to a company willing to buy their coffee. Some of those farmers recently made the long journey to Seattle to see where their beans ended up. Later, they sampled their coffee in a downtown cafe. Penny LeGate with the remarkable story, from bean to cup!

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