Highlights from Graduation 2018

Highlights from Graduation 2018

September 18, 2018

Reflections from the graduation of smallholder women coffee producers who received the Bean Voyage training curriculum in 2018.

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BV Tour Pt.1 (East Coast)

BV Tour Pt.1 (East Coast)

August 28, 2018

Recap of our recent trip to the East Coast of the United States of America (New York, Boston, and Washington D.C) along with some reflections and thoughts for the future!

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Training 2018/19: Community Building

Training 2018/19: Community Building

June 20, 2018

This month, we launched our training program for 40+ smallholder women from two regions in Costa Rica. The curriculum? A mix of technical and business skills. The first few sessions are focused on business skills to get everyone on the same page before learning about the technical skills related to coffee.

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What is Care Trade Approach?

What is Care Trade Approach?

May 07, 2018

How this model will ensure the sustainability of coffee communities.

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Why Women in Coffee?

Why Women in Coffee?

April 30, 2018

Why have we focused on women in coffee?

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Launching: Great Coffee By Great Women

Launching: Great Coffee By Great Women

April 22, 2018

Introducing a new path for Bean Voyage.

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Harvest 2017/2018: 10 things you need to know

Harvest 2017/2018: 10 things you need to know

March 03, 2018

As our farmers prepare for the harvest season, here are 10 things you ought to know about what it means to harvest coffee in Costa Rica.

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Variety vs. Process — what’s the difference?

Variety vs. Process — what’s the difference?

March 03, 2018

If you've received a bag of Bean Voyage coffee, you've probably wondered about the difference between processes and varieties? Well, your queries have been answered! 

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#MeToo, but what about Rural Women?

#MeToo, but what about Rural Women?

March 03, 2018

Their stories may not make headlines, but their lives have a direct impact on sustainable development. Here's why it's important for us to include rural women in the #MeToo movement.

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The myth of locally roasted coffee

The myth of locally roasted coffee

February 15, 2018

We're demystifying 'local' roasting and why it's important for us to support origin roasted coffee.

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6 things we look forward to in 2018

6 things we look forward to in 2018

January 25, 2018

As we head into an exciting new year, we wanted to share our top objectives for the year. Mostly, so that you can hold us accountable to our plans and promises, and truly be part of our Voyage. So here are six things we’re looking forward to this year!

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Is It Time to ReKonsider?

Is It Time to ReKonsider?

January 25, 2018

There’s no denying that we have a major plastic problem — could your coffee habits be to blame?

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Enrollment & Training 2017/18

Enrollment & Training 2017/18

November 27, 2017

Our team is back from Los Santos after hosting our final enrollment & training program of the year. The number of farmers we're working with has gone from 2 to 16 in a year! Excited to continue impacting their lives with our direct trade model.

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Buying Local in a Global Economy

Buying Local in a Global Economy

September 18, 2017

Buying it locally has been quite a phenomenon among the Third Wave Consumers. In this post, we're challenging that notion - what does it mean to buy your coffee locally when it's being produced globally?

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