A Cup of Coffee You Can Feel Good About

While not exactly a certification, like Fair Trade or the Rainforest Alliance, direct trade is really more of a loose concept: remove as many of the middlemen as possible and make sure the most marginalized and impoverished people in the coffee chain, the coffee farmers themselves, are given a bigger piece of the pie.

The End Of Cheap Coffee?

The painful struggle of Colombia's coffee producers is part of a growing global challenge for the industry. Changing weather patterns have wreaked havoc on coffee supply, particularly the Arabica stra...

Coffee Troubles Stir Rising Prices

On a mountaintop estate in the rugged coffee-making region of Quindio, Colombia, Juan Pablo Villota is at war with the weather. For three years, abnormally wet conditions have caused massive flooding...