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

    Thursday, 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 […] Read More
  • Honduras Siguatepeque Joins Our Friend2Farmer Line of Direct Trade Coffees

    Friday, July 7, 2017
    We’re proud to introduce Honduras Siguatepeque, the latest addition to our Friend2Farmer line of direct trade coffees. This fully washed and patio sun-dried coffee is a mixture of Bourbon, Typica, Catuai, Pacas and Caturra varietals grown at altitudes of 4,700 to 5,200 feet under a natural shade canopy of indigenous trees. Lightly roasted, it […] Read More
  • Exploring New Coffees, Expanding Relationships in Honduras and Nicaragua

    Friday, June 9, 2017
    Our cuppers recently traveled to Honduras and Nicaragua to discover new coffees and develop relationships with coffee growers. They were accompanied by executives from The Ohio State University Office of Student Life, University Dining Services, as well as by a group of farmers from the Association of Producers of Olopa Coffee […] Read More
  • Meet the Farmer with David Lopez of El Socorro, Honduras

    Friday, 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 […] Read More
  • Trekking to Honduras with Ohio State Students

    Monday, July 14, 2014
    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 group of Ohio State University students on a service learning […] Read More
  • Coffee tours help educate bean buyers and consumers

    Sunday, June 9, 2013
    For Crimson Cup, travel to coffee-growing countries is an essential part of our mission. Two primary goals are to seek out the world’s best-tasting coffee and to forge direct trade relationships with the coffee farmers who grow it. Turns out, trips to origin have become trendy! The Columbus Dispatch recently […] Read More