Sustainable Gifts: 10 Ideas 🌱 Birthdays and Christmas are amazing. That’s for sure. But if you’re are just a bit like me, inspiration for gifts is always welcome 😅 For you I’m digging up memories: What wonderful presents crossed my way in the last years? My personal top ten: Sustainable! 🌍 [...]
We just reached our third goal: Thanks to you we fully funded our school meal project. We already implemented the project during the coffee harvest time in November 2016. And these are the results! Why school meals? Because we want to nudge the children to school! When we first met Wendmage Guta, the director of [...]
Deworming of school children is one of the most effective means to foster development
In December the coffee farmers in Ethiopia go through their busiest time of the year. That's when we go there, meet them and select the harvest
We are just back from Ethiopia where we were able to implement our first social projects - including the eye test day for the children of our coffee farmers. Now we want to show you the achievements of your support. Enjoy the reading! Screening 870 children on a single day is a real challenge. First, all [...]
When we ask people at our coffee tastings around Switzerland whether they’ve ever heard of something called “Cold Brew”, most of them shake their heads. The “new” way of drinking coffee has not yet conquered Switzerland.
Black cold coffee might sound awful to some of you (and so it does to me), but trust me, cold brew is worth a try. It will make you realize the magic of cold coffee. In a nutshell, cold-brewed coffee is ground coffee steeped in cold water for almost a day and then strained. Still [...]
712 kg – that's the amount of waste an average Swiss produces each year, among the highest in the world. We don't want to contribute to this horrible fact.
„Ethiopia is the birthplace of coffee“. That's what you will hear at least once a day when travelling through the coffee regions of Ethiopia. And it's true, Ethiopia is where the arabica coffee tree originates and where it still grows wild. It is also the country with the highest number of arabica varieties in the world. Even [...]
“Before, we used to sell our coffee for 1.50 to 2 Birr but now we can sell it for 10 to 15 Birr”, said Kedir Aba Megal, one of the farmers of Bufeta Gibe, the cooperative that produces our coffee.