Did you know it takes approx 186 coffee beans to make one cup of coffee? With every single bean being picked and processed by hand, it’s a lot of work. This is why we at Sacred Grounds have been supporting Fairtrade coffee for over a decade now If you don’t know what Fairtrade does, in […]
Images: Palms Australia Sacred Grounds isn’t just about incredible coffee. It’s not just about single origins and beautiful blends. We’re also all about doing our part to create a world that treats people with dignity starting with paying them a decent wage and ensuring working conditions are up to scratch.
Someone once said, “Everything good takes time”, which is so true, right? It takes work too and we’re always looking at and investigating the bigger coffee picture, looking for ways to make our business better for everyone.
Female Fairtrade farmers They’re often unpaid, unseen and underestimated, but women make up an incredible 70% of the workforce in agricultural communities (according to fao.org). WIthout them, many farms would not survive. When it comes to Fairtrade organisations, over one quarter of producers and 47% of the workers are women. But most often, women don’t […]
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.