Category: Sustainability

The Coffee Equity Lab Launches at Vanderbilt with Free Speaker Series

A new coffee-focused academic lecture and workshop series led by Vanderbilt University innovation center The Wond’ry is kicking off this week as part of the new Coffee Equity Lab....

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ICO, IACO and CABI Launch $14 Million Plan to Improve Food Security for Coffee Farmers in Africa

Three international nonprofits with interests in the coffee sector throughout the African continent have teamed up for an estimated €12 million (approximately $14.2 million USD, as of this writing)...

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Coffee Economics with Karl: Coffee Farm Economics

In the last episode of Coffee Economics with Karl, Colombian coffee trading company Cedro Alto Founder Karl Wienhold touched on the difficult subject of coffee farm production costs. As...

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Primavera Coffee Launches Fund for Guatemalan Farmers Affected by COVID

Guatemalan coffee specialist Primavera Coffee has launched a temporary relief fund to assist coffee producers suffering from the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The coffee trading company says...

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California Coffee Grower Frinj Partners with Two Agriculture Nonprofits

California-based coffee breeding and production company Frinj Coffee is engaging in two  land use partnerships that should shed light on coffee’s potential as a regenerative agriculture crop. The Santa...

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Nespresso Pledges Long-Term Support for Eastern DRC Coffee Sector

As part of its sustainability-focused, multimillion-dollar Reviving Origins program, Nestlé-owned Nespresso has announced a long-term program to help boost the coffee sector in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)....

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USDA Proposes Stricter Regulations for Organic Certification

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is proposing sweeping changes to its Organic certification program regulations that may have a profound impact on the conventional and specialty coffee...

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Three Campaigns Supporting Agroforestry for Small-Scale Coffee Farms

Portland, Oregon-based nonprofit Grow Ahead and Vermont-based nonprofit Food 4 Farmers have teamed up for the launch of three crowdfunding campaigns to support agroforestry projects involving Indigenous and women-led...

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3-19 Coffee Effort Supports Guatemalan Growers Hit Hard by Pandemic

Food security and access to household necessities have been two of the most pressing and immediate impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic among smallholder farmers and their communities all over...

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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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