CoffeeNate Episode #3 : Why Fair Trade?

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Welcome back to!  I’m glad that you’ve stopped by to spend a few minutes watching my videos.  I’m having a great time doing this site, it’s been a blast already!  This week I am featuring one of my favorite coffee companies, Green Mountain Coffee. These guys offer a huge variety of Fair Trade and Organic coffees to choose from.  I have yet to try one that I don’t like, but I will keep searching to see if there is one. 

There are over 2 million small scale coffee farmers that depend on the trade to provide for their family’s well being.  All too often these farmers are literally forced to sell their fine products to middle men at a huge discount, either because they are under educated, or because they are not allowed to trade as an individual.   The concept of "Fair Trade" came about to [Read more…]