Wednesday, December 1, 2010

December 2010 Is Ready to Read

Photo Gary Purves
"When we tug at a single thing in nature, we find it attached to the rest of the world."
John Muir
Understand Fair Trade Organic and Shade Grown Coffee Take 5 to listen to the interview.  click here

As an artisan coffee roaster, I often receive requests and orders for “Fair Trade-Organic-Shade Grown” coffees.In an effort to assist and educate our friends and customers, I like to take the time and explain the differences.  We often read and hear about Organic, Shade Grown and Fair Trade Coffees.  While these terms are often used cohesively, they are in fact are separate and distinct.  To better understand these differences let’s visit each individually.

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Rick MacDonald, Blue Stilly Coffee Roasters