PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University students are serving as consultants to Starbucks and other coffee companies as part of a two-year international development project. It aims to provide hands-on learning and career opportunities in agribusiness for Rwandans – and especially for women.
By E. Kirsten Peters, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Like millions of Americans, my day starts by plugging in the coffeepot. In my case, it’s an old fashioned percolator. It clears its throat and brews my coffee while I rub sleep out of my eyes and brush my teeth.
By E. Kirsten Peters, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – My day starts with coffee. I’m too cheap to buy it by the cup from baristas, so I just brew my own Folgers by the pot. I have a cup or two as I settle into work each morning and […]
VANCOUVER – An assistant professor of Sociology at WSU Vancouver, has been awarded the 2007 C. Wright Mills Book Award, for his book, “Brewing Justice: Fair Trade Coffee, Sustainability, and Survival.” Daniel Jaffee is the first Sociology faculty member at WSU to win this award. He was recently honored at the SSSP Annual Meetings […]
A “Coffee Break Discussion” panel focusing on cultures and diversity within the WSU community will be held 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 19, in Room 2025 of the Information Technology Building. The event, open to all interested, is sponsored by Area 25 Diversity Awareness Group. The discussion will feature WSU community members who have lived and/or […]
Wanted: Good-hearted local residents willing to share friendly conversation and a home-cooked meal (or even a store-bought pizza) with international students who want a fuller picture of American life. This fall about 80 international students have signed up for WSU’s Friends and Family program. But, Ben Colston, international student adviser, said he only has about […]
Before the winner of the 2006 Apple Cup is declared on the field, Tully’s Coffee Corporation, the Pacific Northwest’s largest fully handcrafted coffee roaster, will partner with the Washington State University and University of Washington alumni associations to fuel its own ‘Alumni Cup’ competition by selling Crimson Roast and Husky Blend organic and fair trade […]
Starbucks will offer free samples of a new coffee line 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, in the CUB lobby. The company will have a display and representatives on hand to talk about the Estima line of fair-trade coffee. Samples will be offered while they last. WSU Dining Services has switched to the Estima line of […]
Washington State University Dining Services has announced that all dining facilities, espresso bars and markets will now serve Fair Trade Coffee.“As consumers, each time we consciously use our purchasing power, we live the statement ‘think globally, act locally,’” said Gina Murray, marketing coordinator for dining services.Fair Trade Coffee practices significantly raise the standard of living […]