Founder of Eugene's Cafe Mam, dahinda meda, Has Died
The founder of an organic, fair-trade coffee company in Eugene has died. dahinda Meda passed peacefully at home Sunday afternoon, surrounded by loved ones.
dahinda founded Café Mam in 1989, with organic coffee beans imported from Mayan farmers in Mexico.
He also operated Royal Blue Organics, a blueberry farm in west Eugene.
dahinda was part of the Oregon Country Fair family. He was one of the founders of the VegManEc crew and worked on other crews.
dahinda's wife, Norma Grier, in a message posted online, said "He is dressed now in his dragon tee-shirt and he's headed into the universe. Godspeed, dahinda."