A photo of Marcus at Fazenda Chapada coffee farm

How your coffee changed Marcus’ life

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Making coffee a force for good means changing millions of lives for the better. To make sure that we have as much positive impact as possible at origin, we developed our unique Three Phase Program. We address the varying challenges of each farm individually, as every plantation differs in climate, growing techniques and production. We don’t […]

Farmer stories: Epiphanie Mukashyaka

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Rebuilding with coffee The story behind the last of our trio of Rwandan coffees is one of triumph over adversity for Epiphanie Mukashyaka, a widow of the Rwandan genocide and civil war of 1994. Epiphanie took on her husband’s farm with little knowledge and built it into something remarkable. Today, the washing stations she built process coffee […]