Edward F. Fischer

  • Vanderbilt University

    Consumer taste for high altitude beans shifts opportunity to small farmers

    Economic prospects improved for small mountain farmers in Guatemala when consumers developed a taste for coffee brewed with beans grown at high altitude, according to a new study from the Vanderbilt Institute for Coffee Studies. Read More

    Apr. 29, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt Guatemalan field station new interdisciplinary hub

    Vanderbilt University’s expanded commitment to research and sustainable development in Guatemala is reflected in this spring’s opening of a Guatemala City field station that is home to 13 projects. Read More

    Apr. 18, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    China conference gets virtual greeting from chancellor

    (iStock) Economic prospects improved for small mountain farmers in Guatemala when consumers developed a taste for coffee brewed with beans grown at high altitude, according to a new study from the Vanderbilt Institute for Coffee Studies. A passion for sipping the “Strictly Hard Bean” brew grown above 4,500 feet has… Read More

    Nov. 16, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    April grants announced by Division of Sponsored Research

    (iStock) Economic prospects improved for small mountain farmers in Guatemala when consumers developed a taste for coffee brewed with beans grown at high altitude, according to a new study from the Vanderbilt Institute for Coffee Studies. A passion for sipping the “Strictly Hard Bean” brew grown above 4,500 feet has… Read More

    May. 25, 2011