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Our 2015 Service Learning Trip to El Socorro, Honduras with Ohio State Students

Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea sponsored service learning trip for Ohio State students to Honduran village of El Socorro de lat Penitas

For the third year in a row, we were proud to sponsor a service learning trip to Honduras for students from the Ohio State University. We’ve been working with the remote mountain village of El Socorro de la Penitas since … Read More

Coffee sourcing 2015 – 8,000 miles through Central America

Dave Elbert, coffee buyer for Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea

Coffee buyer Dave Eldridge reports on this year’s coffee buying trip through Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. I love harvest season in Central America! In the third week of February, I departed frigid Columbus, Ohio with Greg Ubert, founder and … Read More

Trekking to Honduras with Ohio State Students

Crimson Cup leads Ohio State on trek to Honduran coffee farm

At Crimson Cup, we’re passionate about creating stronger communities – both locally and internationally. One of the ways we do so is by sponsoring cross-cultural exchanges between coffee lovers and coffee growers. Recently, Greg Ubert and Dave Eldridge guided a … Read More

Brandon Bir Demonstrates Home Brewing Techniques on Good Day Columbus

Crimson Cup Coffee Specialist Brandon Bir

On its May 20 program, Good Day Columbus invited Coffee Buyer Brandon Bir to talk about coffee rust and coffee sourcing. He also demonstrated home brewing techniques using two different hand-pour systems. After discussing coffee rust and its effect on … Read More

Help Us Improve Education in a Honduran Coffee Farming Village

In the remote coffee-growing community of El Socorro, Honduras, fewer than 5 percent of children attend school beyond fifth grade. Together, we can change that. For the past three years, Crimson Cup has been working to improve coffee quality and … Read More

Cultivating Sustainable Coffee Partnerships Through Friend2Farmer®

Although they grow the world’s top cash crop, many coffee farmers barely make enough to survive. And despite existing Fair Trade and Direct Trade programs, many coffee-growing communities remain mired in poverty. Our new Friend2Farmer® program is changing that, one … Read More

Crimson Cup Expands Direct Trade Relationship with Honduran Coffee Farmers

Greg (front) and David Lopez at the wet mill, where the coffee cherries are de-pulped.

It’s been a busy spring here at Crimson Cup! Our cuppers are becoming world travelers as we focus on building direct-trade relationships with small farmers and on supporting development of sustainable coffee harvests. Founder and President Greg Ubert recently returned … Read More