What is Connected By Coffee?

Dear Friends and Family, Many of you may already know about the new documentary project that Chelsea and I are producing, called Connected By Coffee.   I’m so excited about the story that we have to tell. It’s both sad and hopeful, simple and complex.  And it’s a BIG story.  Many have asked us questions about the film.  It’s a complicated subject, and it takes time to explain, so if your’e short on …

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

Higher Grounds Trading Co. (highergroundstrading.com) 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 – …