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News — #FairChristmas

Speaking of #FairTuesday" and Coffee..... next #FairChristmas,"#FairTradeChristmas"

Posted by Linda Edwards on

November 29,2016 It took me 22 minutes today to get a "pour over" cup of Fair Trade coffee at my local Starbucks in Richmond. The coffee was Italian Dark Roast, which is basically burned coffee beans. There is more. When you enter a Starbucks you may spend significant time finding the one or two Fair Trade certified coffees. On sight research by the author in 28 Starbucks in Thailand, British Columbia, Switzerland, Spain and the United States revealed the difficulty of obtaining a cup of Fair Trade coffee to drink on the premises. The responses to beverage requests included the...

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