The myth of locally roasted coffee

The myth of locally roasted coffee

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

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#MeToo, but what about Rural Women?

#MeToo, but what about Rural Women?

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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Deforestation

Deforestation

There’s no doubt that the world’s rainforests are being threatened. This is how coffee farmers in Costa Rica are combating deforestation.

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Is It Time to ReKonsider?

Is It Time to ReKonsider?

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

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Guest Post: The Potential in Your Coffee Cup

Guest Post: The Potential in Your Coffee Cup

Chances are you are not standing on the soil that produced the coffee you are drinking. Developing countries grow coffee and developed countries drink it. Here’s why that’s important to know.

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Buying Local in a Global Economy

Buying Local in a Global Economy

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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Climate Change

Climate Change

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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Logistics

Logistics

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

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Fair Trade

Fair Trade

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

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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