Blog — sustainability

Sustainable Solutions for Making the Most of Recycled Coffee Grounds

By Jodie Dawson

By: Christina Giordano, Java Love Intern If your trash bin is full of used grounds after your morning coffee, you’re missing out on opportunities to maximize your favorite blends, brews and beans. Give your grounds another life and take note of these simple solutions to...

Java Love and the Rainforest

By Java Love

While shocking headlines about the Amazon rainforest fires seem like they are a world away, most Java Love beans are sourced from farms in countries where the rainforest lies. Our South American beans come from these lush mountain ranges where sun and soil are optimal....

When the Resource Serves the Community

By Peter Dougherty

La Minita was at the forefront of the paradigm shift from the community serving the resource to the resource serving the community, paying all of their workers fair wages, with 80 employees on staff full-time and up to 400 seasonal employees during peak coffee picking season. Full-time employees are eligible for health benefits, retirement plans, as well as maternity leave for mothers.