Better Relationships, Better Coffee: A Bigger Vision

Better Relationships, Better Coffee: A Bigger Vision

I once listened to a podcast that talked about how it can be hard to advocate for the poor without being bitter towards the rich. Likewise, you can sometimes find yourself rooting for small businesses while unintentionally declaring that larger business are somehow “evil" in some way. I find myself unintentionally coming across and anti-this while being pro-that sometimes.

Fuego

Fuego

An Update of Yepocapa from the recent Eruption of Volcano Fuego

Invitation into Better Coffee!

Invitation into Better Coffee!

Roasters get to taste this difference and buy coffee in a way that's ethical, life giving, and relational without having to forgo on quality standards. 

The History of an Abandoned Coffee Mill

The History of an Abandoned Coffee Mill

Coffee became a cash crop in Guatemala around the 1920's. (Just under a century worth of growing coffee!) As news spread of this new crop, farmers began planting coffee literally everywhere which led to the necessity to process coffee...

A Visit to Liliana's School

A Visit to Liliana's School

"Spending the day with Liliana allowed us to see how precious her community is and learning of its past helped us to appreciate the significance of coffee on communities like this one!"

Trekking With The Campesinos

Trekking With The Campesinos

It's a humid 90 degrees in the jungles of Guatemala above the little village of Yepocapa, and Volcan De Fuego has been rumbling all night keeping me awake.

Coffee Culture

Coffee Culture

When you ask farmers about how long they've been farming, they'll tell you stories of their great-grandfathers and of their family while maintaining a never-ending smile. The joy and passion within them is honestly contagious...