Tag: coffee from Honduras

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

August 30, 2018 (Published: August 30, 2018)

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 java ended up at campus coffee shops. The project culminated April 9 through 11 in […]

“10 Cents of Change” Fundraising Drive to Provide Clean Water for Coffee-Growing Families in Siguatepeque, Honduras

June 4, 2018 (Published: May 31, 2018)

In June, we’re raising money to bring clean water to families in the remote coffee-growing region of Siguatepeque, Honduras. From June 1 through 30, customers at Crimson Cup Coffee Houses in Columbus and Tallmadge, Ohio can donate 10 cents toward providing water filters, buckets and training to families who lack access to clean water. “Since we […]

Meet the Farmer with David Lopez of El Socorro, Honduras

December 1, 2017 (Published: May 27, 2016)

We were excited to welcome Honduran Coffee Farmer David Lopez to our Crimson Cup Coffee Houses and the Crimson Cup Innovation Lab as part of our “Meet the Farmer” series. David also visited the Ohio State University and Upper Arlington’s Barrington Elementary School, where he accepted a donation of computers and projectors equipped with English-language teaching […]

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

June 1, 2015 (Published: May 29, 2015)

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 2011, and the Friend2Farmer coffee produced by local villagers is served on the university campus. […]

Coffee sourcing 2015 – 8,000 miles through Central America

May 8, 2015 (Published: May 8, 2015)

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 president of Crimson Cup, for Oaxaca, Mexico, and began our hunt for great coffee. We […]