Issue No. 3 (2016)


The Power of Organic Coffee

By Julie Craves Of all the certifications and labeling schemes that appear on consumable products, “organic” is probably 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 … »