Celebrating Our 15th Anniversary

Celebrating Our 15th Anniversary

The coffee that helps Madison wake up and get to work is celebrating our 15th anniversary. Just Coffee Co-op, located at 3701 Orin Rd, has grown over the years to 35 employees who roast beans from small-scale farmers in more…

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Farmer Relations: Ethiopia 2016 (Part 4)

Farmer Relations: Ethiopia 2016 (Part 4)

Author: Jess Pernsteiner, Farmer Relations and Outreach Coordinator Continued from Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 Day 4 Dame and our drivers arrived early Friday morning to take us back to Addis. Unexpectedly, Dame had strapped 2 live chickens strapped…

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Farmer Relations: Ethiopia 2016 (Part 1)

Farmer Relations: Ethiopia 2016 (Part 1)

Author: Jess Pernsteiner, Farmer Relations and Community Outreach Coordinator   Day 1: Arriving to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Selam! (Hello, in Amharic!) After 2 flights and 2 days of travel, I had arrived in Addis Ababa, the buzzing capital of Ethiopia….

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Fair Trade, Direct Trade and Marketing

Fair Trade, Direct Trade and Marketing

Author: Matt Earley — February 2, 2016 This post was written in response to the following article: http://huff.to/1kNz44l It recently was brought to our attention that an article published on The Huffington Post in 2014 critical of Fair Trade was making…

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