The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is the second-largest country in Africa. It is home to some 87 million people. Despite the fact that the DRC is rich in natural resources, years of instability and conflict have hampered its economic development. To understand more about this instability and how it...
We are thrilled to share that the importing cooperative we co-own has been recognized by the Specialty Coffee Association for our sustainability efforts and business model. Below is an edited version of the press release published by Cooperative Coffees last week. // Cooperative Coffees Wins the SCA's Sustainability Award for Sustainable...
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.
True sustainability is only possible through a human-centric approach.
At every touchpoint along the supply chain--farmers, co-ops, roasters, buyers, baristas, and consumers--we advocate for not just the highest standards in coffee, but the highest standards of human life and respect.