Uganda- Days 4 and 5

September 21, 2016

As another beautiful day begins I recognize that the beauty of what GLC coffee is building in Western Uganda is that their approach to a traceable supply chain is not trying to reinvent how coffee has traditionally been traded here in the region,… READ MORE

Uganda: Day 2 and 3

September 19, 2016

Western Uganda and Uganda in general are reminiscent of American frontier days. Although government is basically non-existent the rule of law is strictly maintained using local communities and connections. Luckily, we are embarking on… READ MORE

Uganda Day 1

September 17, 2016

For this trip Farmer Brothers Sustainability and Green Coffee are teaming up to work directly with growers and cooperatives in Africa to improve supply chain traceability and our direct trade relationships.

Christian and I are coming to … READ MORE

School Time at Origin

August 7, 2016

schooltime-1Sunrise in Urrao, Antioquia. Origin of some of our Colombian Coffee

A new school day begins and you wake up wondering, did I do my homework? That question is not an option for coffee growers, because if they don’t do their homework the result… READ MORE

Relationship Coffee Part 2

April 30, 2015

In our recent interview with Molly Laverty, Manager of Sustainable Green Coffee Supply & Procurement for Coffee Bean International, Specialty Coffee by Farmer Brothers, she spoke about the power of getting to know coffee growers and… READ MORE

Relationship Coffee

March 27, 2015

Molly1The Power of Getting Personal

Farmer Brothers sources coffee from growers around the globe, relying on a diverse team of experts to find the very best beans and support the communities where they are grown. A key figure in the process is Molly… READ MORE

Brew Your Best!

November 20, 2014

Quick Care Tips for your Brewing Equipment

The team at Farmer Brothers sources and roasts some of the finest coffees and teas in the world but in the end, when it comes to brewing a great cup, it’s the little things at the point of brewing that … READ MORE

A Truly Excellent Cup of Colombian Coffee

November 4, 2014

Carmen_Cecilia_200x200Congratulations to Carmen Cecilia Montoya Patiño, winner of the 2014 Colombian Cup of Excellence! Cup of Excellence competitions, organized by the Alliance for Coffee Excellence and held annually in producing nations, are the most rigorous… READ MORE