When speaking about coffee, the term "organic" is complex. There is Certified Organic coffee, noted by a label that says Organic, and organically-grown coffee, also known as natural or passive organic. One is not necessarily cleaner, better for you, or better for the environment than the other.
Good for the earth? Good for the workers? Good for the ecosystem? Good for all? Coffee certifications are numerous, diverse, and given to you with little or no explanation. Today, we are going to remedy that. Keep reading to learn more about coffee's primary environmental and social sustainability certifications.
Colombia, long known as the home of Juan Valdez and many of the world's finest coffees, has a large, complex coffee growing regions, known as cordilleras, that span the mountain ranges of the Colombian Andes. The QB / Mills coffee comes from a region known as Huila. Huila, located in the south eastern part of... Continue Reading →