We travel down dirt roads, past washed-out bridges, and up mountainsides to drink coffee with our partner growers, talking about the best ways to keep their farms sustainable and profitable >
Higher Grounds donates 1% of our sales to On the Ground, our partner nonprofit. On the Ground empowers coffee farming communities through gender and social equity, environmental sustainability, and economic security. LEARN MORE >
Quality of coffee is directly linked to the well being of the people connected to it. At every touchpoint along the supply chain—farmers, co-ops, roasters, buyers, baristas, consumers—we advocate for not just the highest standards in coffee, but the highest standards of human life and respect. LEARN MORE >
Opportunity can meet any crisis, no matter how horrendous. The Democratic Republic of Congo is still simmering from twenty-five years of wars and continued conflict that has destroyed a once-thriving coffee industry and the communities dependent on it. Now, while millions of dollars from international governments and non-profits are quickly...