Nov 9, 2020
Beyond Fair Trade: Ebrik’s Social Solidarity Supply Chain Pledge
You’ve heard us talk a lot about coffee, equity, diversity, and even gentrification. As we’ve said: it’s a lot more than a cup of coffee. Here, I’d like to walk you through another angle: how the green coffee bean trade can make or break whole communities, keeping them in poverty or creating structural change for generations.
Aug 14, 2020
Solidarity, not Charity: the Bella Ciao Story
A lot of folks have been talking about our coffee line, Bella Ciao, where you direct 30% of your purchase to a local charity. It’s been a hit, so here’s the back story, and thoughts on making our charity donations more than a "feel good fix". . .