Tag: honduran coffee

Brandon Bir Demonstrates Home Brewing Techniques on Good Day Columbus

May 21, 2014 (Published: May 20, 2014)

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 Central American coffees, Brandon highlighted  coffees from two of the farms he has visited: our […]

Help Us Improve Education in a Honduran Coffee Farming Village

November 12, 2013 (Published: November 12, 2013)

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 quality of life for the farmers and their families. Through our partnership, the farmers are […]

Cultivating Sustainable Coffee Partnerships Through Friend2Farmer®

November 1, 2013 (Published: November 1, 2013)

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 farm at a time. It’s about empowering coffee farmers and farming communities to produce an […]

Crimson Cup Expands Direct Trade Relationship with Honduran Coffee Farmers

May 10, 2022 (Published: April 8, 2013)

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 from a visit with David Lopez, who runs a coffee farm and wet mill in […]