Category Archives: Inside THRIVE

The THRIVE Farmers Inaugural Coffee Games

September 30, 2015 | 3 Comments

At THRIVE Farmers, we cherish opportunities to expand our coffee knowledge and experiences, all while growing closer as a community. With our Coffee Excellence team taking the lead, we launched our first annual Coffee Games at the close of summer. Each member of THRIVE joined one of four origin teams (Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala […]

Movember 2014: Know Who Grows

November 1, 2014

It’s been said that black coffee puts hair on your chest. Well, we’re putting hair on our faces to stand with the men who grow coffee. Farmers in Latin America have been rocking moustaches for centuries. It has always been a sign of masculinity and honor—so we’ll wear our moustaches proudly. Recently, we learned some […]

Company That Really Loves Each Other’s Company

September 2, 2014

As a start-up, it is a given that we work hard but don’t often have time to stop and actually spend quality time with one another. We are also unique because our team is located all over the world. However, last week the stars, the moon, and the coffee beans all aligned where we were […]

EARTH FARE experiences Seed to Cup at origin

January 30, 2013

How lucky are we as a company to have the opportunity to connect our coffee directly to the coffee lover, but also to the industry partners who help advance our coffee to market?  This direct connection and removal of the middleman, creates a sustainable new way of doing business in coffee and is worth taking […]

Master the Perfect Cup – February 2013 class schedule

December 18, 2012 | 1 Comment

February 20th & 21st  – 2-Day Workshop (8 hrs each day) THRIVE FARMERS Coffee is dedicated to educating coffee enthusiasts like you on all aspects of coffee – from sustainable farming practices at origin to brewing best practices in order to achieve the best quality cup of coffee. Because education and quality go hand-in-hand, our classes […]

Know Who Grows Milestone

December 17, 2012

We’ve met a major milestone – the one year mark of connecting the farmer directly to the consumer. THRIVE Farmers launched a year ago with 2 coffees directly from Costa Rica – Monteverde and San Rafael.  Today, we proudly offer over 12 coffees including incredible selections from Honduras and Guatemala.  Partnerships have grown at origin and THRIVE […]

Is Thrive kind of like…?

September 6, 2012

As I talk about Thrive Farmers in different venues and people hear our story, one question consistently arises – “Is Thrive kind of like ______________ ?” You can fill in that blank with any number of coffee companies that appear to have social or religious missions connected to coffee production or sales. My response, “Thrive […]

Welcome Ale and Ken from Costa Rica

August 17, 2012 | 1 Comment

I wanted to take a moment during this crazy week of coffee to welcome Ken Lander and Alejandro Garcia, two of our THRIVE Farmers from Costa Rica (and most importantly two of our founders)  to the Atlanta office.  They both bring their jovial personality and passion for coffee to the office and it is hard […]

425 Farmers arrive in Louisville!

August 9, 2012

With great pride and excitement, THRIVE Farmers was selected as one of Earth Fare’s initial coffee offerings for the opening of  their newest Louisville location. With 28 stores throughout the East, Earth Fare is one of the largest natural food retailers in the nation. “Our Food Philosophy makes us different… What really sets Earth Fare apart from […]

Mission: Small Business

June 25, 2012

THRIVE Farmers Coffee has the opportunity to qualify for a grant sponsored by Chase and LivingSocial called Mission: Small Business℠. Your support could translate into a $250,000 grant to THRIVE Farmers Coffee, but we need at least 250 votes at by June 30th! The program, which will award up to 12 individual grants of $250,000, was developed […]

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