Sumatra is a tropical island situated in Western Indonesia and right next door to Malaysia. This island is a whopper; in fact it’s actually the sixth largest island in the world. Thanks to its tropical climate, Sumatra has been a haven for coffee crops since the Dutch imported, planted and started production in the mid 1870s.
You’ve probably heard it before but coffee really is changing the world, bean by bean. Fairtrade has done so much for our world, helping to develop sustainable farming techniques and providing fair pay/conditions for workers throughout the world.
Our Philosophy Our Coffee Our Producers Colombia East Timor Ethiopia Nicaragua Peru Paraguay Sugar Papua New Guinea Sumatra Gayo Sustainability Our Partners Sacred Grounds people are global citizens. From the producers in the Developing World to our partners here in Australia, we all share the sense of universal responsibility not only human to human, but [...]
Light roast coffee is all the rage at the moment and for good reason. This light and lovely bean bursts with incredible flavours like berries, citrus with floral notes to boot! (For more info on this bean of goodness, read our post – ‘Introducing Light Roast Coffee’ here).
Our passion for everything ‘fairtrade’, at Sacred Grounds Organic, is all about sharing our success with our amazing producers in poorer nations (as well as making some pretty darn fine coffee). They are real people with real stories and it’s our pleasure to share their faces, names and lives with you. And that’s what […]
One of our nearest coffee neighbours, East Timor has had a tumultuous history with war ravaging its land, its coffee crops and its people. While the people have experienced great trauma and upheaval it has never stopped them from their natural inclination for hospitality offering coffee to those in need. This has created a bond […]
For coffee purists, a really good Single Origin bean is bliss in a cup! However if you’re fairly new to the world of coffee, the idea of this kind of beverage may be a mystery to you. At Sacred Grounds we’re passionate about flavour notes, fresh organic Fairtrade beans and our incredible range of Single […]
Ah we love our Single Origin coffee and this S.O is something a little bit special. It is said that coffee was born in Ethiopia and ever since, beans that come from this part of the world have been exceptional. Ethiopian Coffee History Picture this… it’s around 850AD, you’re a goat herder in Ethiopia tending […]
There are so many things to love about Single Origin coffee, from the range of strong flavour notes to the quality and traceability of the beans themselves. But let’s not forget the stories behind the coffee, the people, the places that have created such a beautiful brew. This is just one of them, the birthplace of […]