When you just wake up in the morning and pour your first cup of coffee, you probably aren’t thinking too much about where it comes from. But you should. The global coffee industry is riddled with inequities that keep many farming families from earning a livable wage. By buying coffee that’s Fair Trade-certified, consumers can be sure they’re supporting producers committed to these farmers, their communities and the environment.
Across the United States, we’ve pinpointed several brands that are going above and beyond to do good in the coffee collective. These are coffees you can feel good about drinking, as much for their mission as their flavor.