Solidarity In The Coffee Leaf Rust Crisis

06 June

It’s bad enough that small coffee farmers get peanuts for their beans, and face natural and human disasters like unusual hurricanes or gang violence. The latest crisis to burden them is a fungus called coffee leaf rust, which causes blemishes on a coffee plants’ leaves, damaging the health and…

How To Choose The Best Coffee Maker For Your Office

25 May

Coffee is the secret ingredient of many productive workplaces, and having it available at the office is a perk for everyone. But if you’re just getting started with a coffee setup, it can be hard to know what type of brewer is right for your office. Don&#8217…

How To Pack & Distribute Student Orders

14 April

Welcome to the last step of your school fundraiser! You’ve placed your master order, received your products and now: it’s time to pack and distribute orders to students. This may sound daunting, but it doesn’t have to be! Why not make it fun? Reserve a space, invite…

Fair Trade And My Faith

11 April

Each year as I look ahead to the Easter Season celebrated in my Catholic faith tradition, I anticipate the Emmaus Scripture Reading. The two disciples, traveling on the road to Emmaus are joined by the risen Jesus, but do not recognize him until he breaks bread with them. For me…

Convincing Your Committee To Fundraise With Equal Exchange

18 March

The beginning of a new school year is a busy time for any parent. From adjusting back into your normal routine to making sure your kids are prepared for school, sports, and other extracurricular activities, it is guaranteed to get a bit overwhelming! Why not eliminate some of that stress…

Roots Of Catholic Social Teaching

17 February

Peter Buck is a Senior Representative of the Interfaith & Community Sales program at Equal Exchange. This blog post is part of an ongoing series of reflections on the relationship between Fair Trade and Catholic teachings. Pope Francis’ trip to Mexico, and particularly his visit to the state of…

Organic Vs. Conventional Tea: What’s The Difference?

17 February

As conscientious consumers, many of us look for the “organic” label when shopping. While we know that organic products have certain benefits, the extent of those benefits isn’t always obvious. When it comes to organic tea and conventional tea, you might ask: what’s the real difference? What makes…

Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies

02 February

Add dry ingredients to chocolate batter and mix until well combined. Fold in chocolate chips. Make balls out of the dough and place on a baking sheet…

Homemade Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream

01 February

Ingredients 1 cup half-n-half 1 cup heavy whipping cream 1/4 cup Equal Exchange Organic Baking Cocoa 1/2 cup sugar + 3 Tbsp sugar Pinch of salt 1 cup creamy peanut butter Directions Whisk together the half-n-half, cocoa, sugar, and salt in a large saucepan. Heat…