Tue, Feb 14, 2017 - 8:10am

Connecting Over Chocolate

Dary Goodrich
February 14, 2017

For me, this Valentine’s Day feels different. Yes, I’ve got chocolate on the mind—as Chocolate Products Manager, I think about it all the time—but there are two other things I keep coming back to. First is the current state of U.S. politics and the division that seems to be the defining character of our country at this time.

Tue, Feb 7, 2017 - 10:52am

The Path Forward

Equal Exchange
February 7, 2017

Over the course of our first 30 years, Equal Exchange has set out to do essentially three things: Build supply chains that work for small-scale farmers and their democratic organizations. The manifestation of this work in the U.S. market is high quality products at prices that can compete with the corporate-controlled food system. But to arrive at that point, countless hours and dollars have been expended, and many failures have been experienced along the way. In the specialty coffee industry, we have succeeded beyond all reasonable expectations. In all the other commodities we engage in, we have not come close.

Fri, Jan 27, 2017 - 2:48pm

Why We Marched

Equal Exchange
January 27, 2017

The Women’s March on Washington (and elsewhere) on Jan. 21 brought many of us to the streets, to stand in solidarity with those most vulnerable to systems of oppression and prejudice. Our daily work to build supply chains for small-scale farmers touches many of the issues that were marched for, from climate change to gender justice to indigenous people’s rights. Here are some of the reasons we marched, in our own words.

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