Over the last several years The Coffee Trust has created a comprehensive  integrated  sustainable development program in the Ixil region of Guatemala, one of the poorest coffee-growing regions in the world.  Read More...


95% of our green (unroasted) coffee comes from Cooperative Coffees, a green coffee importing cooperative comprising 23 community-based coffee roasters (including Coffee Exchange) in the USA and Canada, who are committed to building and supporting fair and sustainable trade relationships for the benefit of farmers and their exporting cooperatives, families, and communities.

Cooperative Coffees strives to promote transparent Fair Trade and Organic sustainable development alternatives in both the North and the South, while continuing to supply its members with the highest quality coffee on the market. Coop Coffees is recognized as a valuable resource and a major player in matters of support for coffee farmers, environmental and economic developmental NGOs, as well as roasters in the North. Recently, Cooperative Coffees has played an important role in working with Root Capital, Sustainable Harvest and Green Mountain Coffee Roasters in dealing with the La Roya disease affecting Central America and adjacent areas in Latin America.    


Grounds for Health’s mission is to create sustainable and effective cervical cancer prevention and treatment programs in coffee-growing communities, with the goal of decreasing the rate of cervical cancer.