Category Archives: Our Community

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 […]

THRIVE Farmers Coffee at Catalyst 2014

October 10, 2014

Do you know what it feels like to be surrounded by leaders who are set on changing the thoughts and actions of their communities? THRIVE Farmers had the opportunity to serve our farmer-direct, specialty-grade coffee at Catalyst 2014 in Atlanta — a conference known for creating change makers.  There were 10,000 in attendance representing all […]

THRIVE Farmers Coffee at Plywood Presents 2014

August 22, 2014

Every decision we make as a company is another step in our ultimate mission to transform the coffee industry by providing economic sustainability to coffee-growing communities. We have found friends and partners along our journey who share our core values. Plywood People is one of those partners. Plywood People has created a community of social […]

Roaster Realm: All Things Coffee Fest

June 12, 2014

Coffee Fest St. Louis provided an incredible opportunity for us to meet some of our partner roasters as well as get to know new friends in the specialty coffee world. Thank you St Louis and the Midwest for sharing your craft and your passion to nurture a model that focuses on quality and economic sustainability […]

Quills Coffee’s Michael Butterworth Shines with Coban Honey at Big Eastern

January 23, 2014

This year at the Big Eastern Barista Competition in Durham, NC Michael Butterworth of Quills Coffee placed 5th out of 22 competitors in the south east. His placement in the top 6 advances him to the United States Barista Championships in Seattle, WA. We are privileged to say that Michael choose to use Thrive Farmers […]

Roaster Realm: Mama Mocha’s

February 12, 2013

This week we are profiling coffee diva and roaster extraordinaire Sarah Gill with Mama Mocha’s. Sarah is co-owner of this artisan shop in Auburn, Alabama and she truly bridges the realm of art and science when roasting. Next time you see her, ask about how she combines the two unique ingredients of Jamieson and smoked applewood chips to treat […]

Roaster Realm: Café Kubal

February 6, 2013

Welcome to the first installment in a new blog series highlighting THRIVE Farmer’s roaster partners. Our roasters and coffee houses have a passion for sourcing, roasting and brewing the finest coffees from around the world and are leaders in the specialty coffee industry.  Our first conversation is with Matt Godard, owner of Café Kubal in Syracuse NY. […]

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 […]

2013 Good Food Award Winners – Coffee Category

January 25, 2013

In the specialty coffee industry, quality is everything.   The Good Food Awards provides a platform to pause and honor those who strive for the best in what they produce.  The winners below each have a story to tell and strive to support sustainability and social good. Colby Barr, co-owner of Verve Coffee Roasters, made an inspirational speech and […]

Soil: Sustainability & Coffee from the Ground Up

June 15, 2012 | 1 Comment

It’s the beginning of June, the rains have returned to Costa Rica and the first major event of the coffee cycle is happening:  the first application of fertilizer.  Thrive Farmers’ mission is to make decisions that sustain us in everything we do.  We proudly promote Sustainably OrganicTM  methods of growing coffee.  No herbicides, no pesticides, and […]

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