Nothing Wrong, Something Right






By Todd Mackey There are those times that stand out amidst harder seasons. Days where the mere absence of any … »




On Specialty Coffee in Europe






By Andra Vlaicu Europe is quite a unique region of the world, totaling 51 independent countries. Some of the most … »




Alternative Trade or Better Trade?






By Ed Canty I don’t like the term “alternative trade.” This might seem odd, considering I work for an organization … »




Meditations on Branding






By Timothy J. Castle Brands are vessels built to hold meaning and sentiment about a particular enterprise and its products … »




Ask Emma: Shade-Grown Coffee






Dear Emma, My customers seem very interested in shade-grown coffee. Why does it matter?! How does it impact the coffee … »