Tag: Honduras

Visit Hope House at Crimson Coffeehouse

June 10, 2021 (Published: June 10, 2021)

Drink coffee, do good at Crimson coffeehouse. With your next cup of coffee, you could help give Honduran coffee workers new homes, clean drinking water, better education and stronger communities. Just visit Crimson at 4066 Worth Avenue in Easton Town Center’s newest district. Through June 30, Crimson coffeehouse will donate $1 of your purchase toward […]

“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 […]

Honduras Siguatepeque Joins Our Friend2Farmer Line of Direct Trade Coffees

August 17, 2017 (Published: 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 displays citrus acidity with floral […]

Exploring New Coffees, Expanding Relationships in Honduras and Nicaragua

June 29, 2017 (Published: 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 (Apolo) co-op in Olopa, Guatemala. […]

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 […]

Trekking to Honduras with Ohio State Students

July 30, 2014 (Published: 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 trip to the village of […]

Coffee Tours Help Educate Bean Buyers and Consumers

May 10, 2022 (Published: 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 interviewed President Greg Ubert and […]