Hold onto your hats, it’s going to be a bit of a rough ride today but it’s always good to be in the know, you know! We all love a great cup of coffee. It’s what gets us up in the morning, it tastes amazing and gives us a lift when we need it. But […]
Don’t you love watching those amazing baristas grind, stamp and froth their way to a flawless cup of coffee in no time at all? While it looks easy enough, home coffee machines work a little differently. But if you get the basic techniques right, you can turn into a barista yourself, making incredible coffee for […]
If you’re looking for a different (and delicious) way to enjoy your coffee, boy do we have the recipe for you! It’s so easy. All it takes it a little, tiny bit of prep and you’re done. Forget the traditional ice coffees because this one is the real deal made with real coffee, not that […]
There are so many great reasons to transform your office into a green machine. But if you’re afraid that it’s going to make you a hippy tree-hugger, be brave and keep reading! Green offices are often happier places to work. They will save you money, keep your staff healthy and give you a warm glow […]
Whether you’re a climate change skeptic, a true believer or someone in between, the fact is that the good old fashioned coffee plant is struggling. While we can’t yet see the direct impact of global warming in our everyday lives, many experts claim that it won’t be long until our cups are no longer overflowing […]
Most women (and some men) spend a large percentage of their hard earned cash on beauty products. And while it’s great to look after your skin and hair, it doesn’t have to cost the earth. More and more people are discovering that natural products can actually get the job done better and cheaper than those […]
One year ago today, the Sacred Grounds family lost one of their own. Tina Visnar was the heart and soul of Sacred Grounds. It was Tina who first started developing the concept of Organic coffee for Sacred Grounds. First this was out of personal choice but then she saw that there was a need in […]
While Fairtrade has done a brilliant job lifting standards for producers across the globe, it’s not a perfect organisation, yet! But the good thing is that Fairtrade is always looking to improve its criteria so that everyone on the supply chain profits.
There’s a lot of skepticism about buying organic goods, often because cheaper alternatives are too tempting and at a glance it’s hard to tell the difference. But if you dig a little deeper you may be shocked to find out what’s been added to your food and, most importantly, your coffee.
First it was consumables like coffee, chocolate and the like. And while Fairtrade practices haven’t caught on everywhere as yet, the food industry is well on its way to raising standards for workers worldwide.