This Farm of the Future Uses No Soil and 95% Less Water

NARRATOR: You can’t see it on the outside, but this old industrial neighborhood is an agricultural oasis. Inside this former laser tag arena, about 250 kinds of leafy greens are growing in huge quantities, to be sold to local supermarkets and restaurants. This is AeroFarms, a massive indoor vertical farm Continue Reading

Coffee Cranks Cooperative

My name’s Zym. I’m Daniel and we are the Coffee Cranks Cooperative. We weren’t completely happy with the world around us and the fact that so few avenues of change were available to us. We didn’t like that more and more often the only place you could get your shopping Continue Reading

Revival of high quality coffee production in South Sudan – voices from the ground

Coffee production can lift the family, lift the nation and can bring good things to us. We will not be as poor as before. This is a country where there is no coffee market. So we really went there to recreate the coffee market, to transform it and export it Continue Reading

Berlin-based start-up Kaffeeform turns used coffee into fresh products

As a product designer, I’m always on the lookout for new ideas and inspiration. I look around, I look at things and think whether I would have done them this way, too, or whether I would have improved them somehow. I started looking at coffee grounds differently while studying in Continue Reading

Drink Responsibly- Specialty Coffee

So when things started we bought fair trade, organic, shade-grown coffee that was the way that we knew how to be responsible and what we learned was that fair trade coffees are not necessarily the most responsible thing there is they don’t necessarily guarantee that the farmer and the people Continue Reading

How Coffee Transformed My Life: Brad Butler at TEDxGoldenGatePark (2D)

Translator: Jenny Lam-Chowdhury Reviewer: Tatjana Jevdjic I was dying and needed a cure. I was 27 years old, my body was falling apart, and my mind was screaming for help. I was a real estate loan officer. I had everything I was supposed to have wanted. But I was miserable. Continue Reading

El Productor y su granito de Cafe – Alberto Song – TEDxTijuana

Translator: Kara Watkins Reviewer: Denise RQ I came to tell you a little about my story. I’ve been on this project for 15 years and making this dream, that I began 15 years ago, a reality could be called the most important part of my life. Like you, I had Continue Reading

Starbucks Coffee From Bean to Cup— and the People Along the Way

Oh hey, nice cup of coffee. Do you know what it takes to make that? in 2013 Starbucks but a coffee farm in the side of a volcano in Costa Rica we call it Hacienda Alsacia. We didn’t buy this farm because we needed more coffee, we bought it to Continue Reading

Coffee can heat your home, and even cook your dinner – find out why!

an enterprising Melbourne company has found an ingenious use for one of the city’s biggest waste products, coffee grinds. The tiny startup company has managed to turn the leftovers from your morning cuppa into fuel that can heat your home or even cook your dinner. Is there anything more wondrous Continue Reading