Coffee+Community

The New Rules of Coffee Book Tour Visits Crimson Cup Innovation Lab

The New Rules of Coffee

We were excited to welcome Sprudge Founders Zachary Carlsen and Jordan Michelman to the Crimson Cup Innovation Lab on Sunday, December 2! They chatted about their first book, The New Rules of Coffee,  signed copies and sampled our award-winning coffees. … Read More

Through 10 Cents of Change, We’re Building a Home for a Honduran Coffee Worker

Jesús Lazo Lorenzo

We’re excited to invite Ohio coffee lovers to join us in raising funds to build a house for a Honduran coffee worker and his family through our 10 Cents of Change campaign. “We’re asking coffee lovers to donate a dime … Read More

Helping Ohio Avenue Elementary School Students Plan To Make the World a Better Place

Ohio Avenue Elementary School students

Fifth-grade students at Ohio Avenue Elementary School in Columbus, Ohio have a challenging goal this school year: To Make the Word a Better Place. And, through Project Dream initiative of local nonprofit See Kids Dream, Crimson Cup volunteers are helping … Read More

Crimson Cup Welcomes Cup Runneth Over Coffeehouse in Sweetwater, Tennessee

Cup Runneth Over Coffeehouse Sweetwater Tennessee

A big Crimson Cup welcome to Cup Runneth Over Coffeehouse in Sweetwater, Tennessee, which has joined the group of independent coffee shops, cafés and bakeries Crimson Cup supports in 37 states. The shop at 111 N. Main St., Suite A, … Read More

Greg Ubert Named One of the Most Admired Executives in Central Ohio

Greg Ubert Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea

Congratulations to Crimson Cup Founder and President Greg Ubert, who has been named one of central Ohio’s Most Admired Executives! Fellow nominees in the Business First of Columbus C-Suite Awards voted to award him this honor. Awards were presented to … Read More

Crimson Cup, AVI Foodsystems and Kenyon College Teach Students about Sustainable Coffee Sourcing

Coffee Week at Kenyon College

Our higher education team recently partnered with AVI Foodsystems and Kenyon College to teach students about transparency in the coffee trade. Students in Associate Professor Jennifer Johnson’s Sociology of Food class traced the steps by which their morning cup of … Read More

Improving Coffee Quality in Peru

Brandon Bir cups coffee in Peru

Since 2012,  our team of cuppers has worked with Peruvian coffee farmers, café owners and baristas to improve the quality of coffee they grow and prepare. Recently, Education and Sustainability Director Brandon Bir and Coffee Buyer Dave Eldridge led a team … Read More