News Article: Social justice is just part of the coffee brew

News Article: Social Justice is Just Part of the Coffee Brew

An article recently written by Cathie Anderson for the Sacramento Bee about Rogers Family Coffee and the efforts in Fair trade, Sustainability, Community Aid and its role in getting a great cup of coffee. Excerpts and link to the article below.

News Article: Social justice is just part of the coffee brew

Cathie Anderson: Social justice is just part of the coffee brew

Published: Tuesday, Sep. 4, 2012 - 12:00 am

If a coffee roaster wants customers to get the best cup of java, then he has to find the best beans. That sounds simple, doesn't it? Jon B. Rogers can tell you that it's anything but....

Creating a safety net

As Rogers and his children visited coffee farms in remote, mountainous regions, they discovered workers and their families living in untenable conditions....

Teaching sustainability

Living in remote areas, coffee farmers aren't exposed to sustainable practices, agricultural research or new machinery. It can be tricky to achieve change....

Read more here

http://www.sacbee.com/2012/09/04/4783298/cathie-anderson-social-justice.html#storylink=misearch#storylink=cpy

 

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