Nonprofit Spotlight: Saving Mexico's Coffee Plantations

For about five years, a deadly fungus called "la roya" (the rust) has been sweeping through Central America and southern Mexico, devastating coffee plantations across the region. But in its wake, one Laguna Beach nonprofit is helping Mexico's coffee farmers rebuild. Growers First's new seedling project offers hope to a new generation, and you can read about it in my latest feature for the January/February issue of Laguna Beach Magazine