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CRS and LWR Honor the Millions of Unsung Heroes Behind Your Morning Java

Catholic Relief Services | Posted 09.30.2015 | Impact
Catholic Relief Services

Beyond the small-scale farmers who grow your coffee are countless millions of farmworkers -- the men, women and children who toil in anonymity in the coffee fields to make your daily habit possible, sometimes under conditions that are an affront to human dignity.

Impact Doesn't Need To Be Not-For-Profit: How to Set Up A Social Business For Success

Michael S. Jones | Posted 07.23.2014 | Impact
Michael S. Jones

When I departed, I knew my next move needed to be in pursuit of a fulfilling mission, but I refused to accept that I had to choose between doing something meaningful or making money.

Why Now Is the Time to Start Drinking Fair Trade Coffee

Kelsey Timmerman | Posted 03.25.2014 | Home
Kelsey Timmerman

Low prices coupled with coffee rust is threatening the livelihoods of many farmers in Central America. Consumers are paying more for coffee; producers are getting paid less; and those in the middle are making money from both.

WATCH: The Truth About Fair Trade Coffee

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

Does "fair trade" automatically mean you're getting a better cup of coffee? In a new video, Vocativ takes a closer look at what the "fair trade" label...

WATCH: An Inside Look At Coffee Farming

Posted 12.01.2011 | Home

"Colombia Source Trip: A Short Film" is a new documentary featuring coffee farmers in their work environment. Created by Stumptown Coffee Roasters and...

Climate Change May Cause Higher Coffee Prices | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

COLOMBA, Guatemala �" For as long as they can remember, the farmers who grow coffee between the steep volcanic peaks here started the annual harvest...