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Click for Article Above and Beyond - Grower Relationships
by Shanna Germain
Posted January 28, 2004, 3:00am, Rated: 9.0
From the inaugural issue of Roast Magazine, Shanna Germain examines the unique and special ways that some independent roasters take to ensure coffee farmers benefit from the world's love affair with coffee. Read more...
Click for Article Coffee Kids and the Man Behind It All
by Bill Fishbein
Posted November 10, 2003, 3:00am, Rated: 9.2
Bill Fishbein, the founder and current Executive Director of Coffee Kids, tells us how he got into the coffee business, and how his love for coffee turned into a love and respect for those who suffer most from the bean. Read more...
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Click for Article Coffee Kids: Expanding Our Frontiers
by Bill Fishbein
Posted December 12, 2006, 3:00am, Rated: 4.5
Bill Fishbein talks about Coffee Kids' latest efforts in South America - bringing better health care and more to the coffee-growing families of Peru. Read more...
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Column Description
Coffee, being the second biggest traded commodity on the planet, influences a lot of lives and a lot of the earth's land mass. Unfortunately, not all is rosy in this world and with these people. Each new Ethical Bean article will focus on ethics in coffee, bringing you the good and the bad in the world revolving around the bean.

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