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Why Now Is the Time to Start Drinking Fair Trade Coffee

Kelsey Timmerman | Posted 03.25.2014 | Food
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 | Food

"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...