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Save 5% when you buy Audubon Vermont certified Bird Friendly maple syrup and our Bird & Beans coffee! Save birds when you buy Audubon Vermont maple syrup and Birds & Beans coffee; produced and grown on ‘Sugar Bush’ that preserves bird nesting habitat and on family coffee farm co-ops where our migratory birds spend the winter in an environment where local and migratory birds thrive. This offer comes in two easy steps: To purchase Bird Friendly Coffee: visit our website and make a one-time purchase of coffee, using code BFCOFFEE5. To purchase Bird Friendly Maple: visit this website or select from one...
Bird Friendly® is a certification that does more than any other certification to protect the habitats of birds and other wildlife. It was developed by Smithsonian scientists for coffee in the late 1990s to preserve habitat and protect migrating songbirds. Certification standards require farms to maintain at least 40% shade coverage and make recommendations on the variety and size of trees that make up a tree canopy. These strict guidelines ensure a variety of habitats that support wildlife assets. Surveys by biologists have revealed that a shady coffee plantation harbors almost as much biodiversity as an intact forest.Bird-friendly® habitats provide...