Let’s Talk Coffee

Four day conference brings together the world's most passionate coffee connoisseurs

During the Let’s Talk Coffee (LTC) conference, coffee farmers, importers, exporters, financiers, cafe owners, baristas, and the Sustainable Harvest staff gathered in the Rionegro region of Antioquia, Columbia to do just that. People from twenty-eight countries including South America, Central America, Mexico, Africa, Canada, the USA, India, and Europe joined the team at Sustainable Harvest to share inspirational resource information and celebrate the ten-year legacy …

Word of Mouth: Medellín

Soak up the vibrant energy of Sergio Fajardo's Colombian city

When mathematics professor Sergio Fajardo made a commitment to effect change in Antioquia, Colombia, he ran for office, became the mayor of Medellín and, eventually, the governor of Antioquia. In the 13 years since he took office, signs of transformation can be found in every part of the region. The campaign “Antioquia Las Mas Educada” has inspired the building of new libraries and greater access …

Coffee Lab

Sao Paulo's micro-roastery embraces the evolution of coffee culture in South America

While the U.S. is going through an artisanal coffee movement, Brazil—already the world’s largest producer of coffee—is seeing a revolution of its own, with shops like Sao Paulo’s new Coffee Lab at its center. Working with one roasting machine and a crew outfitted in jumpsuits inspired by mechanics’ uniforms, Coffee Lab turns out almost 2,000 pounds of roasted beans per month in a former residence …