Category: nonprofits

COVID-19 Making Existing Matters Worse for Smallholder Farmers, HRNS Study Finds

The COVID-19 pandemic is exacerbating a range of existing issues facing smallholder coffee farmers in some of the world’s most revered and productive coffee-producing countries, according to a recent...

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COVIR-20: Bean Voyage Leading Digital Training Program with Women Farmers

The socially driven nonprofit Bean Voyage is entering into new virtual territory with a program designed to empower women smallholder coffee farmers in the COVID-19 era. The group has...

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New Nonprofit The Mokha Institute Hopes to Boost Yemeni Coffee

A group of specialty coffee and development professionals has created a nonprofit called The Mokha Institute, designed to provide technical direction for the coffee sector of Yemen. A historically...

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Rainforest Alliance Unveils Sweeping New Certification Program

Just over three years after leading agricultural certification agencies Rainforest Alliance and UTZ announced plans to merge under the Rainforest Alliance name, the group today unveiled its sweeping new...

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Food 4 Farmers Launches Roasted Rick’s Line as Food Insecurity Spreads

In its ongoing efforts to combat the cycle by which vulnerable smallholder coffee farmers are faced with extreme poverty and food insecurity, the nonprofit Food 4 Farmers has launched...

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Relief Effort Underway for Rwanda Coffee Communities Ravaged by Floods

While much of the international media was devoting its attention to COVID-19 in early May, various coffee-growing regions throughout East Africa were being hammered by steady downpours, flash flooding...

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Melitta North America Donating All Pourover Profits to Barista Relief Effort Go Fund Bean

To assist out-of-work baristas, Melitta North America has announced it is donating 100 percent of the profits from the sale of its pourover products over a three-month period to...

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Red Rooster Coffee Launches a Win/Win with Food Bank Prep and Delivery

When Virginia Governor Ralph Northam issued Executive Order 53 last week requiring “non-essential businesses” to close, banning gatherings greater than 10 people and mandating that food establishments either offer...

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