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Category: The Business of Coffee

Exceeding Fair Trade

Exceeding Fair Trade

As a coffee farmer and one of the founders of THRIVE Farmers, I have inside experience and interact with over 600 coffee farmers in three coffee farming countries. As the THRIVE model grows, the question of how THRIVE is different than Fair Trade is the big question...
Know Who Grows Milestone

Know Who Grows Milestone

We’ve met a major milestone – the one year mark of connecting the farmer directly to the consumer. THRIVE Farmers launched a year ago with 2 coffees directly from Costa Rica – Monteverde and San Rafael.  Today, we proudly offer over 12 coffees...

Is Thrive kind of like…?

As I talk about Thrive Farmers in different venues and people hear our story, one question consistently arises – “Is Thrive kind of like ______________ ?” You can fill in that blank with any number of coffee companies that appear to have social or religious missions...

Trapped in a Vicious Cycle

I just got back from La Violeta to help Franco Garbanzo with the final preparation of our first container of the 2011-2012 crop from Tarrazu, Costa Rica to leave on the 1st of April.   Everything we have been saying on this blog about misalignment of the interests of...