Starbucks’ Farmers Discuss the Impact of Fairtrade

Source: Treehugger

This TreeHugger was invited to a Starbucks tasting and informal discussion with coffee farmers and producers from Costa Rica and Tanzania. As a long-time anything-but-Starbucks coffee drinker, I attended with some trepidation. Especially when the “partners” started yelling out their descriptions of the taste of the Rwandan brew. But as the farmers talked about the impact of fairtrade on their lives, my certainty wavered…

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