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.
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?
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?
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!
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.