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[sheyd-grohn] /ˈʃeɪdˌgroʊn/
adjective, Horticulture
grown in the shade, especially in artificial shade, as under a cloth.
Origin of shade-grown
1905-10, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The shade-grown method encourages biodiversity and is particularly popular with birders.
  • Buying shade-grown coffee, farmed under a forest canopy, can be a good start.
  • Replace the office coffee with a fair-trade, shade-grown or organic version.
  • Rooms with a conscience: recycling bins and complimentary shade-grown coffee.
  • Some of them have appeared at tour events bearing small packages of organic shade-grown fair-trade coffee.
  • There are two basic types of coffee plantations, namely shade-grown and sun-grown coffee.
  • The campaigns for shade-grown coffee or organic products might provide a model for this effort.
  • shade-grown coffee plantations may serve as refugia for birds in highly deforested areas.
  • Insist on shade-grown coffee that provides more habitat for migratory birds so they survive to return and breed in our region.
  • shade-grown coffee, which helps protect habitat for migratory birds, will be available to sample.

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