Crop to Cup and Projet Vache

We partner with a Coffee Importer called Crop To Cup. Our purchase and yours are currently directly supporting their current efforts in Projet Vache. The goal of the program is quite simple: increase incomes by improving farm productivity, quality and provide alternative sources of income. This program provides livestock on their farms, how to care

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Making Materials Matter – Open Forum on Sustainability

Making Materials Matter is an Open Forum on Sustainability in the Arts. As consumers and Makers, we can make a lot of waste. But there are creative solutions, from sourcing more sustainable materials to diverting reusable resources from the waste stream. NextFab Makers Space and The Resource Exchange, both located in Northern Liberties/Lower Kensington, are partnering

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Made in Philadelphia Fall Market!

  Made in Philadelphia Fall Market The Center City District is bringing back the “Made in Philadelphia” Fall Market to Dilworth Plaza starting on October 19th! For three days, local vendors will be selling a variety of handmade crafts and locally made products, including photos, art, accessories, apparel, glassware, wood crafts and more! This year,

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Coffee and Mortality Research Study

JAMA Internal Medicine, a UK based medical research association, released information from a 10 year study done on over 500,000 people. The question was if coffee was a determining factor in the mortality rate of the average human. “This large prospective cohort study found inverse associations for coffee drinking with mortality, including among participants drinking 1

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Fair Trade Philadelphia Film Shorts

Come learn about Fair Trade topics through interesting, informative short films and trailers. These Fair Trade film shorts provide a great overview of how our globalized economy impacts workers throughout the world. You will gain an understanding of challenges producers face and the impact of Fair Trade on their livelihoods. Wednesday, August 29, 2018 6:30pm – 8:30pm Rufus

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Delaware River Clean Up

It was a day full of ominous clouds and potential for big, quick rainfall. Luckily, we were given mercy by the weather and a gentle breeze sweeping the coastline of the Delaware River, just south of the Tacony Palmyra Bridge in Philadelphia. The group was organized by United By Blue, Riverfront North, Philly Water Dept

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