Goodbye to David Letterman with a Top Ten ‘Somethings’ in Coffee Sustainability

Goodbye to David Letterman with a Top Ten ‘Somethings’ in Coffee Sustainability

May 20, 2015 9:41 am

by Michael Sheridan of CRS Coffeelands Blog Tonight is the last broadcast of the Late Show with David Letterman.  In homage to his 33 years on […]

A Discussion with Five Women Shaping Sustainability in the Coffee Industry

A Discussion with Five Women Shaping Sustainability in the Coffee Industry

April 28, 2015 11:26 am

by Michael Sheridan of CRS Coffeelands Blog Earlier this month, I was scheduled to facilitate a panel at the SCAA Event titled, “Sustainability in Practice.” It was to […]

First Global Study on Climate Change and Arabica Predicts ‘Severe Losses’

First Global Study on Climate Change and Arabica Predicts ‘Severe Losses’

April 27, 2015 12:59 pm

Arabica coffees will have to be grown at higher elevations in almost all the world’s producing regions to survive the projected effects of climate change […]

Why Farmworkers? Why Brazil? Because They Are Hugely Important

Why Farmworkers? Why Brazil? Because They Are Hugely Important

April 21, 2015 11:56 am

by Michael Sheridan of CRS Coffeelands Blog For the second year in a row, SCAA Executive Director Ric Rhinehart included specific reference to farmworkers in his […]

This Retail Price Index for High-End Roasted Coffee is Incredibly Interesting

This Retail Price Index for High-End Roasted Coffee is Incredibly Interesting

April 16, 2015 4:20 pm

A team at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School has been putting together a retail price index for largely directly traded, single-origin roasted coffees in the […]

Feeling Sustainability Despair? Embrace This Uncomfortable Word

Feeling Sustainability Despair? Embrace This Uncomfortable Word

April 14, 2015 11:33 am

by Michael Sheridan of CRS Coffeelands Blog It’s a word that makes many people in coffee uncomfortable: Policy. Ric Rhinehart spoke during Sustainable Harvest‘s 2014 Let’s Talk […]

Java Jog 2014: Where Did the Money Go?

Java Jog 2014: Where Did the Money Go?

March 27, 2015 11:45 am

Change can be difficult to perceive from 8,300 miles away, but the $35,000 raised at last year’s Java Jog for a Cause — held in conjunction […]

Four Women From Different Sides of Coffee Industry Talk Gender Equity

Four Women From Different Sides of Coffee Industry Talk Gender Equity

March 26, 2015 3:25 pm

It is not by chance or some sort of collective awakening of consciousness that many people working in the coffee industry have renewed or expanded […]

Chinese Leaders Plan to Create One of World’s Largest Coffee Exchange Centers

Chinese Leaders Plan to Create One of World’s Largest Coffee Exchange Centers

March 26, 2015 12:28 pm

Coffee leaders in China’s primary growing region, Yunnan Province, have plans to invest some $120 million USD, with the hope of establishing one of the […]

ICO, 4C and IDH Announce Biggest International Coffee PPP To Date

ICO, 4C and IDH Announce Biggest International Coffee PPP To Date

March 12, 2015 8:01 am

Citing systemic sustainability issues, three huge players in the commodity coffee world have formed an alliance to develop “farmer-centric” approaches for the sector’s long-term health. The International Coffee Organization, […]