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How Coffee at the White House Perpetuates or Ends Poverty

Fernando Morales-de la Cruz | Posted 01.13.2017 | Politics
Fernando Morales-de la Cruz

The question remains as to whether, in the future, the shared value in the coffee served at the White House will perpetuate or end poverty, not only in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras but also everywhere else where coffee is grown, including Kenya.

9 Real Differences Between the Best and Worst Coffee

Thrillist | Posted 06.28.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

It's not just that the best coffee is often served to you by someone with an attitude and a sweet vest.

This Is Colombia: A Caribbean Coast Adventure

Lina Eroh | Posted 12.14.2014 | Travel
Lina Eroh

The word "Colombia" doesn't exactly bring to mind colonial buildings dripping in bougainvillea or snow white beaches lapped by turquoise water.

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.

New Coffee Machine May Revolutionize The Industry

Posted 11.12.2013 | Taste

Farm to table? Try tree to cup.

Conscious Coffee: A Farm to Cup Model That Goes Beyond Fair Trade

Culture-ist | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Culture-ist

If you happen across a café that serves THRIVE Farmers Coffee, your cup may as well be served straight from the worn hands of the Costa Rican farmer that grew the beans for its brew. And he would definitely be smiling.

How Coffee Can Change the World -- Part 2 -- The Rainforest Alliance

Adam Pesce | Posted 07.02.2013 | Impact
Adam Pesce

Coffee production worldwide accounts for over 30 million acres of land use -roughly the size of England - giving the coffee industry a lot of space to either harm or benefit the environment. And for too long, coffee producers unknowingly chose the path of harm.

Large-Scale Coffee CSA Debuts

Slashfood | Kristine Hansen, Posted Apr 11th 2011 @ 12:00PM | Posted 06.12.2011 | Home

Today, a new coffee CSA (it's actually called Coffee CSA) debuts as a project from Pachamama, a global cooperative of coffee farms. Though there are s...

Shade Grown Coffee: How Much Does It Save The Rainforest?

thedailygreen.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

How much rainforest can one cup of coffee help preserve? For those who buy coffee grown in the traditional manner, under the shade of rainforest trees...