The Fair Trade Chronicles – Web Series

The Fair Trade Chronicles is a web-series and journal, of a 1000-mile journey to visit the coffee farmers in Central America. ┬áStone Hut Studios produced this web series during the journey, and the footage will be greatly expanded into the feature length documentary, Connected By Coffee, to be released in the fall of 2013.  

The People and The Olive – Trailer

A feature-length documentary about the daily struggles and joys of Palestinian olive farmers. When a group of American ultra-marathoners sets out to run 129 miles in 5 days across the West Bank they discover that in replanting uprooted olive trees they are planting hope and building cultural bridges. Coming to Theaters Fall 2012. Visit for more information.

Higher Grounds Trading Co. – The Best Coffee Comes From Good Friends

Higher Grounds Trading Co. ( works directly with small-scale coffee farming cooperatives around the world. With a commitment to sourcing high quality specialty organic beans, they go beyond normal fair trade and direct trade relationships with their partners in the field. In this video, Chris Treter, co-founder of Higher Grounds, introduces us to partner farmers at Maya Vinic and explains …

The People and the Olive – Part 7: The Run Across Palestine Isn’t Over

The People and the Olive is a seven part web series that followed the Run Across Palestine from Feb 2nd to Feb 11th, 2012. A group of runners ran 100+ miles in 5 days to raise funds and awareness for fair trade olive farmers in the West Bank. These videos were shot and edited as the event took place – …