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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Impacts of Climate Change on Your Favorite Beverage

Impacts of Climate Change on Your Favorite Beverage

September 18, 2017

At a time when human-made climate change is still being 'debated on', it is important for us to unite and support recovery efforts in the short run, and change our consumption patterns in the long run. How are you changing the way you consume to leave behind a more stable planet?

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The veil of Logistics in the Coffee Supply Chain

The veil of Logistics in the Coffee Supply Chain

August 24, 2017

Why are logistics workers across the world in Jakarta, Dublin, Spain and San Francisco protesting this month?

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How Just is Fair Trade?

How Just is Fair Trade?

August 24, 2017

Does Fair Trade labels support smallholder coffee producers? Or do they promote the oppression of farm workers? We explore the literature from six different sources to give you a comprehensive picture!

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The (complicated) History of Coffee

The (complicated) History of Coffee

August 07, 2017

This is an attempt to generally understand the history behind the magic bean! Although coffee has one of the most complex histories in the food and beverage industry, we are looking at the very beginning and the problematic factors which laid the foundation for it's struggle over the decades. 

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