Our primary goal is to support the growth and development of economic alternatives in the coffee trade that promote justice and equity.

We envision a world where our systems of production and trade are based in equitable and collaborative relationships that promote peace, justice, and inclusion.

Acheiving our goal of a more just, sustainable, and equitable coffee trade requires us to work TOGETHER. We create direct access to the market by selling the organic, artisinal coffee from our indigenous partners; we engage our communities in learning about new ways of buying better; we invite our communities around the world to hear each others stories and create relationships, and we work TOGETHER to create new opportunities for fairly traded goods.

Get connected to the TOGETHER Initiative!

Connect with the TOGETHER Initiative!

Common Grounds

Common Grounds

Grounds Common Grounds (CG) is our version of the traditional school fundraiser. Through annual sales of our coffee from Chiapas, we engage our CG students and their local communities in the story of sustainable coffee, and our power to transform trade relationships through conscious capitalism.

Community Partnerships

Community Partners

Our Community Partners (CP) are a collection of schools, religious communities, small businesses, and even neighborhood groups! Through engagement in our coffee subscription model, our CPs encourage their local community to engage in buying from economic alternatives while supporting local solidarity and justice work through our profit-share program.

Stakeholder Partners

Stakeholder Partners

Our Stakeholder Partners are universities located around the world. Through research, faculty and student field placements, and other collaborations – we navigate the challenges of building alternative economies, sustainably combatting poverty and forced migration, and traversing the landscape of global policy change.

 

 

 

 

 

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