Gender Equity Learning In Action

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Growing sustainable gender equity requires education, and fair access to education relies on gender equity. Which is why we’re excited our 2017-18 gender equity project with Congolese coffee communities has begun its GALS training stage.

Something Incredible Is Taking Root In Chiapas

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  April 2018 CHIAPAS, MEXICO– After much hard work, something incredible is taking root across Maya Vinic Coffee Cooperative farms. The Farmer Fields Schools project, which begins its second year this month, is helping coffee farmers in southern Mexico think critically about what it means to grow sustainable coffee.   

Tests Complete, Testing Continues

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EASTERN CONGO–After days of sloshing down muddy, flooded South Kivu roads, Herman has finally concluded the first quarter exams for all 100 women participating in our Gender Equity and Education in Congo’s Coffeelands program.

And the results?

Updated Look, Enduring Dedication


After nearly a decade of the same website, we thought it was time to update our look. But our commitment to creating a more socially just global coffee supply chain hasn’t changed. Neither has our belief that sustainable coffee can only start where inequity ends!  On the Ground is building sustainability in specialty coffee by […]