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Father's Day picture of a boy and his dad on the beach together

Father’s Day Thoughts and Coffee Ideas

above: Gary Goodman with his father. This Father’s Day, share some time — and a special cup! Is your dad a coffee lover…

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Cherries grown on an organic coffee plant

What’s It Like to Grow Coffee?

HANDS IN THE DIRT In early spring, gardeners in the USA welcome warmer weather by pouring over our seed catalogs, readying the soil in our…

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An open book and a person's hands holding acup of fair trade coffee

Haiku Challenge: Read the Winners

Happy National Poetry Month! And thanks to everyone who entered our recent social media Coffee Haiku Challenge. We savored all your responses, each and every…

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Five Steps to Serving Fairer Coffee

  Your Coffee Can Be Fair and Delicious!   With Organic Breakfast Blend now priced lower than any of our other organic and fair trade…

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Quality Coffee Cupping

Our Quality is Top-Notch

At Equal Exchange, our concern for the quality of small-scale producers’ lives is matched only by our attention to the quality of our finished…

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six naturally dyed Easter eggs lined up on a festive red-and-white cloth.

Dye Eggs Naturally — with Coffee!

    It’s easy to make Easter egg dyes with foods – including our favorite, Fair Trade organic coffee! These dyes are non-toxic and…

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Raise a Cup to Women!

International Women’s Day is March 8th. We hope you’ll join us by raising a cup of your favorite brew to women producers, leaders…

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Our Sisters in Coffee

by Equal Exchange Quality Control Manager Beth Ann Caspersen. Pictured above: Beth Ann with participants in the Gender Equity Training hosted by Coffee Quality Institute…

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Cups of Organic coffee on a bright tablecloth

How to Host a Coffee Tasting

Tasting coffee is a full sensory experience, from the moment you grind your freshly roasted coffee through to your last sip.  This guide (written by…

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Coffee Roast Levels: What’s the Difference?

When you’re making coffee, what’s your go-to roast level? Do you prefer the bright, milder flavor of a Guatemala Medium, or the…

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How to make cold brew coffee

How to Make Cold Brew Coffee

It’s summertime, and that can only mean one thing for coffee lovers: cold brew. While cold brew coffee is all the rage at cafes…

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How to Brew Coffee While Camping

Just because you’ve decided to rough it for the weekend doesn’t mean that you have to go without excellent coffee. There are plenty…

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coffee storage containers

How to Store Coffee the Right Way

A lot of effort goes into growing, shipping, roasting and packaging coffee to ensure a great-tasting cup. However, the benefits of those efforts can…

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Ground Coffee vs Whole Bean Coffee: Which Is Right For You?

When deciding between ground coffee and whole bean coffee, it comes down to a question of convenience vs. the opportunity for better quality. We&#8217…

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8 Common Coffee Brewing Mistakes (And How to Fix Them!)

If you’re like most coffee drinkers, you brew coffee at home at least some of the time. But are you making any of these…

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