Mexico's Coffee Revival, Part 1: A Sleeping Giant

by Jorge Cuevas on November 13, 2018 at 8:03 AM

This is part 1 of a three-part blog series on Mexico's coffee renaissance. Read part 2 here and part 3 here.

Mexico is a land of contrast:...

A Peace Factory

by Jorge Cuevas on November 5, 2018 at 1:57 PM
To any self-professed specialty-coffee professional, Colombia is an important reference point. It’s an iconic origin that helped define the...

Why Let’s Talk Coffee is The Ultimate Origin Experience for Roasters

by Alfonso Carmona on August 31, 2018 at 3:00 PM

For most people who work at specialty-coffee companies—whether they’re green buyers, quality assurance managers, or even the founders—traveling to...

Costa Rica: A Classic Origin at a Crossroads

by Jorge Cuevas on August 27, 2018 at 6:35 AM

A proud origin faces an uncertain future

Like most coffee professionals, I have a special place in my heart for Costa Rica. It is the land of lush...

California Prop 65 update: Coffee may receive cancer warning exemption

by Robbie Lane on June 21, 2018 at 1:04 PM

In a member alert late last weekThe National Coffee Association (NCA) reported that California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard...

A Call to Keep Families Together

by Liam Brody on June 18, 2018 at 1:57 PM
Children in an immigration facility in McAllen, Texas. Photo by U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

I can’t take another minute of it. Of more...

Sustainable Harvest® honored by B Corp for fourth consecutive year

by Liam Brody on June 13, 2018 at 12:49 PM

At Sustainable Harvest®, we’re committed to improving the lives of coffee-farming families around the world—but it’s something we don’t do on our...

The Fuego volcano erupts in the heart of Guatemala's southwest coffeelands

by Doris Quijivix on June 6, 2018 at 12:02 PM
The active Fuego volcano. Source: Wikimedia commons
In this blog, Doris Quijivix, a member of our Guatemala origin team, reports on...

Launching La Lucha: A new line of exceptional green coffees from Sustainable Harvest

by Jamie Pockrandt on May 30, 2018 at 1:27 PM

The 2018 SCA Expo is over and our lives are slowly returning to normal, but the buzz of the show has not died down here at Sustainable Harvest....

A Journey to Resilience: The Sustainable Food Lab Explores the Future of Coffee in Southern Mexico

by Jerónimo Bollen on May 10, 2018 at 11:24 AM

About two decades ago, I started my coffee career by managing an incredible cooperative in Guatemala calledManos Campesinas, which serves over...