French Press Brewer

HAY’s French Press Brewer is a refreshing update to the classic mode of coffee-making. The one-liter glass brewer comes in two retro-leaning styles: clear with a yellow and blue lid or aqua with a teal and brown top. When not in use, the colorful essential makes for joyful decor.

Cxffeeblack’s Mission to Decolonize the Coffee Industry

An all-Black supply chain helps to reclaim the real history behind coffee

Coffee is a $430 billion dollar industry amassed off the labor of Black and Brown people. Yet, African countries—where the plant has always grown or was forced to grow due to colonialism—make almost two percent of that money cumulatively. While the industry has increasingly tried to re-think its practices, particularly where sustainability is concerned, it has yet to reconcile the history of violence, theft and …

land to sea Diversifies NYC’s Cafe Culture + Creative Community

Created by people of color to uplift people of color, this Williamsburg space is more than a typical coffee shop

Another coffee shop in Williamsburg, Brooklyn is par for the course, but that’s why the neighborhood’s latest addition, land to sea, stands out even more. Opening its doors in October, Emily Shum and Eva Zhou’s land to sea fosters a creative and inclusive community, hosting food pop-ups, art exhibits and classes, especially designed to uplift artists of color. More than a cafe, this versatile venue …