11 Nov '11, 10pm

What makes #coffee, #tea and other products "sustainable"?

What makes #coffee, #tea and other products "sustainable"?

A cup of coffee... A banana... A bar of chocolate... Every item in your university’s cafeteria started life on a farm. By asking the people in charge at your school to commit to sourcing sustainable food and beverages, you can ensure that these farms provide roosts for birds, havens for wildlife, and a safe and healthy environment for workers. What Makes Coffee, Tea and Other Food Products “Sustainable”? Agricultural products can be grown without causing deforestation, water pollution, soil erosion, endangering worker health or threatening local wildlife. Sustainable agricultural goods come from responsibly managed farms and from companies that choose to source their raw ingredients from these farms. Make sure that the agricultural products on your campus are sustainable -- look and ask for the Rainforest Alliance Certified™ seal. It provides a credible link between respon...

Full article: http://www.rainforest-alliance.org/green-living/campus/fo...

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Coffee Chemistry Signature

Coffee Chemistry Signature

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Can We Really Make Sustainable Consumption Work?

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Business Opportunities in Sustainable Food

Business Opportunities in Sustainable Food

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Toby’s Estate Coffee #Food

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Coca-Cola Makes 2012 Olympics Recycling Pledge

Coca-Cola Makes 2012 Olympics Recycling Pledge

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