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.
If you look hard enough in any city, you’re sure to find an exceptional cup of coffee. But, whether you’re in a Café in Montreal
As the city of Melbourne wakes up, trendy cafés of all shapes and sizes prepare for a busy day. Whether it's a flat white, a long black, or a short mac -- specialty coffee is a necessity for most Melbournians. In this city, where almost nothing comes cheap, what's unique is the experience you can have for less than a five-dollar bill.
Some families have a chore board or a swear jar -- we have a yelling chart. Some days I have the most blocks on the yelling chart but some days I win the best mommy ribbon. I know my mothering isn't prefect but I'm not failing either. I'm trying.
Tim Hortons and Dunkin' Donuts face off in the latest cartoon from Mike Spicer.
Are you enamored with your morning cup of joe? You're not alone - coffee is a beverage that's enjoyed throughout the world
Coffee's capacity to create social equality and alleviate poverty is based on two key factors -- its ability to connect developing (producers) and developed (consumers) countries, and the sheer volume of people that are employed by it.
To find a good hotel that suits your family's needs is like looking for a second home. For our family the winner hands
A fresh cup of coffee in the morning is a must-have for many of us, but drinking the same old cup of java day in and day
In the current age of going green and sustainability permeating every facet of our daily routine, the coffee industry is one that has taken the mission to heart, incorporating the concept into every aspect of the supply chain, from seed to cup. But for all of its efforts, one fact that stubbornly remains is that by nature coffee is a fundamentally unsustainable product: environmentally, socially, and economically.