Accessible Employment Café Opening in Connecticut

The Nest Coffee House offers young adults with disabilities a safe and supportive atmosphere, while also teaching them the skills to be able to fly on their own.
by Fresh Cup Staff | June 5, 2019

All Means All: Body Activists Seek to Disrupt Bias in Hospitality Industry

Portland’s Nossa Familia Coffee recently hosted an event centered on body size diversity, equity, and inclusion in the hospitality industry.
by Caitlin Carter | May 15, 2019

“Womxn in Coffee” Urges the Portland Coffee Community to Listen and Take Action

After a successful maiden voyage in Seattle in October, the Womxn in Coffee panel made its way to Portland on February 15 to continue the conversation surrounding the injustices women, people of color, and…
by Fresh Cup Staff | February 20, 2019

Addressing Implicit Bias in Customer Service Opens Doors to New Possibilities and Customers

As the coffee industry begins to re-navigate how they approach customer service, coffee professionals are taking steps to help baristas to best address systemic prejudices.
by Mykel Vernon-Sembach | February 19, 2019