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September Featured Coffee: APECAFORM

September Featured Coffee: APECAFORM

APECAFORM Fair Trade - Organic - Washed San Marcos, Guatemala Fast Facts: Location: San Marcos and Tajamulco Volcano Altitude: 1000 – 1900 meters Varietal: Arabica – Typica, Caturra, Bourbon Certifications: Organic; FLO; SPP Organization: Founded in 1992, legalized...

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Muungano Cooperative & G.A.L.S.

Muungano Cooperative & G.A.L.S.

A member of the Thread team visited the Muungano cooperative in late May and early June of 2015. In addition to having exceptional coffee, many of this cooperatives members are working towards gender equality in their community. In Swahili, Muungano means...

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FORCE Blend: Upsetting Rape Culture

Nicaraguan • Ethiopian FORCE is an artistic effort to agitate the culture of rape and promote a culture of consent. Force’s current project, The Monument Quilt is a public healing space by and for survivors of rape and abuse. For this partnership Thread Coffee roasts...

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The Printer’s Devil

Bolivian • Ethiopian • Columbian Baltimore Print Studios is a letterpress and screen printing, public-access print studio in Charm City, MD. Together with Thread Coffee, we've created this custom coffee blend which is dark and mild, with low acidity. The Printer's...

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Guatemala Apecaform

APECAFORM (Asociación de Pequeños Caficultores Orgánicos Maya-Mames) is made up of approximately 400 members in 17 communities on the slopes of the volcano Tajumulco in the Southwestern Highlands of San Marcos, Guatemala. We bring you a sweet, clean coffee with good...

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Ugandan Gumutindo Peaberry

Located in the Mount Elgon region of Uganda, Gumutindo was formed in 1998 after the dismantling of Uganda’s coffee industry. The cooperative is a farmed-owned business made up of ten different “primary societies” that represent over 6,000 farmers, half of which are...

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