Tag: sustainable coffee

Brandon Bir Participates in Coffee Equity Panel

October 9, 2021 (Published: October 9, 2021)

On October 21, Director of Sustainability Brandon Bir will take part in a panel discussion presented by the Coffee Equity Lab at The Wond’ry, Vanderbilt University’s innovation center. The panel will discuss “Information and Education Access as a Consumer-Side Change Agent,” at 12 p.m. CDT. Register at this link for the free online series. Other panelists include […]

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 […]

Ethiopian Kossa Kebena Wins Coveted Good Food Award

January 26, 2017 (Published: January 24, 2017)

We’re excited to announce that our Ethiopian Kossa Kebena coffee took home a a 2017 Good Food Award, becoming the first Ohio coffee winner in the award’s history. Founder and President Greg Ubert and Coffee Sourcing and Training Director Brandon Bir attended the January 17 awards ceremony in San Francisco. “We are extremely proud of becoming […]

Crimson Cup Expands Direct Trade Relationship with Honduran Coffee Farmers

November 4, 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 […]