How do you make your coffee stronger?
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Don't just throw in more grounds, join us in supporting Grow Ahead, pioneers of peer-to-peer lending in the coffee world. As a roaster partner, we've been challenged to recruit at least 50 new lenders at $50 each. Grow Ahead connects coffee drinkers with committed roasters to lend money to small-scale coffee farming cooperatives.
The goal? To help build a sustainable truly fair global economy. Currently Grow Ahead is collecting loans to provide critical pre-harvest financing to the coffee farmers of APECAFORM in Guatemala. Declining coffee prices coupled with a rapidly-spreading rust disease is making this a bleak season for growers across Central America.
Your loan will help farmers receive a fair trade premium, and provide cash for food, education, medical, and energy expenses at a lean time of year. Please consider investing in the future of your favorite Guatemalan Dark Roast and join us in supporting the farmers of APECAFORM.