A Call for Racial Equity

A look at how the coffee industry is taking a stand against racism and injustice, including through the formation of the Coffee Coalition for Racial Equity, which launched last month.
by Robin Roenker | November 2, 2020

Raíces: The Erasure of Afro-Latinos in Coffee

Despite the prevalence of Afro-Latinos in the Western Hemisphere, their stories, particularly in coffee, have gone largely ignored. It’s essential that we take a moment to celebrate and acknowledge the contributions of Afro-Latinos in…
by David J. Dávila | October 12, 2020

Introducing The Coffee Coalition for Racial Equity

The Coffee Coalition for Racial Equity (CCRE) is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to build greater racial diversity and equity in the U.S. coffee industry.
by Fresh Cup Staff | September 30, 2020

Getchusomegear & Seattle Coffee Gear Team Up

Seattle Coffee Gear is partnering with Getchusomegear to direct $50,000 toward marginalized communities.
by Fresh Cup Staff | September 15, 2020

Genuine Origin Expands Its Women Producer Program

Green coffee importer Genuine Origin is expanding its La Morena program to women artisans in Guatemala to promote gender equity in the industry.
by Fresh Cup Staff | August 26, 2020

Accessibility at Trade Shows

For all their many benefits, trade shows can be difficult for attendees and organizers alike.
by Michael Ryan | March 11, 2020

Tartine Employees Aiming to Unionize

Employees of Bay Area-based Tartine Bakery moved to unionize last week.
by Fresh Cup Staff | March 4, 2020

Barista Behind the Bar to Host Industry Event

Mark your calendars! Barista Behind the Bar is hosting a one-day event on Monday, March 16, from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Black Rabbit Service Co. in Portland, Oregon.
by Fresh Cup Staff | February 19, 2020

The Not-So-New Wave of Barista-Led Activism

Understanding why 2019 was dominated by barista activism—and what’s next.
by Mark Van Streefkerk | January 7, 2020

The Latest in Barista Activism

From another walkout to a new barista-support organization, here are the latest updates to the rise of activism in the U.S. coffee community.
by Fresh Cup Staff | November 13, 2019