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Link TV recently produced this compelling video about Dean’s Beans, an innovative, mission-based company that roasts 100% Fair Trade Certified coffee. This mini documentary discusses the value of conducting business the fair way—where the workers are paid a decent wage and the connection between the farmer and the consumer is not inter
Yesterday, I climbed onto the bus with Ben & Jerry’s and the Do the World a Flavor finalists for another 3 hour ride up to Conacado’s cocoa village near Yabon. Everyone dozed during the trip, storing up their reserves of energy & strength for the day ahead. We were off to build a playground for the children of the community that has hosted us so graciously this week, teaching us how cocoa is grown and Fair Trade works in th
We returned late last night from a full and amazing day-long visit with some of the Conacado cooperative cocoa farmers. They’ve recently launched a beautifully organized and professional Chocolate Tour of their facilities and community—what a treat! I’m sorry that I don’t have more videos to share with you yet, but it’s taking much longer than I’d like to get them uploaded onto YouTube.