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Beings behind the bean: stories from the movers and shakers of the coffee industry

Coffee Kids is diving deep into the most pressing issues facing the coffee sector with industry specialists, roasters, field staff, and more. Stay tuned to this space for new interviews and stories with the beings behind the coffee bean!

 

Pablo Ruiz, Coffee & Climate Coordinator, Central America

Climate change, aging farmers, and more straight from Central America with Pablo Ruiz of the Neumann Foundation.

Pablo Ruiz coffee & climate Consultant

 

Kitti Murray, Founder & Executive Director of Refuge Coffee

Hear the inspiring story of Refuge Coffee with Kitti Murray and learn how they relentlessly pursue their goal to provide employment and job-training opportunities to resettled refugees.

Interview with Kitti Murray Refuge Coffee Co

 

Peter Baker, The Initiative for coffee & climate  

Has the Central American drought become a humanitarian issue? Does the new resurgence of La Roya pose a risk for a sector-wide crisis? This and more in our interview with esteemed coffee expert, Peter Baker.

Peter Baker coffee expert

 

Chris Vigilante, Vigilante Coffee 

The first installment of our “Voices from the Ground” interview series: CEO and Green Buyer of Vigilante Coffee Co., Chris Vigilante, talks with Coffee Kids about his cross-country road trip inspired by Ben & Jerry’s and motivated by his passion for improving the lives of coffee farmers.

Chris Vigilante of Vigilante Coffee

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