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New York is for coffee lovers

Coexist at the Coffee Fest

Coexist Coffee’s first time at a major coffee event went swimmingly. We made new friends in the industry, caught up with folks we know, and had a fantastic time talking Coexist.

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almost 5 years ago

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Just how different IS Coexist Coffee?

The difference in Coexist Coffee

Many, many people ask us about our coffee. Where does it come from? Why, exactly, does it taste so good? Is it better than Starbucks? (Yes.) But more importantly, why is it different?

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almost 5 years ago

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More Coexist Coffee is on the way

The Coexist coffee journey

Thanks to you, we’re running out of our delicious coffee. So we’ve ordered a new batch, which it turns out is a pretty impressive process. Here’s the journey that Coexist Coffee takes to get to you and what we mean when we say that it’s incredibly high quality.

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almost 5 years ago

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Friends in delicious places

Coexist's brewing partners for the cold brew coffee

You probably know by now that we keg our cold brew, but you might not know where the magic happens. We’ve thankfully gone beyond our office kitchen and teamed up with some kick-ass local brewers.

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about 5 years ago

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Behold! A growler full of Nitro Brew

Coexist's nitro brew growlers

Thoughts on the Metro Cooking & Entertaining Show and how you guys funded 416 weeks of school over the course of two days.

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about 5 years ago

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The adventure behind the Coexist nitro brew

Coexist's Nitro-brew: From concept to keg

Coexist brewmaster Dana Reinert takes you from concept to keg as she describes the development of our new nitro brew.

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about 5 years ago

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Big (cold) things are happening this week at Coexist

Coexist's delicious cold-brew coffee

If you had stopped by the Coexist Campaign office at all this week, you would have seen an endless stream of people, packages, lunches from Café Tu-o-tu, kegs, coffee, and, in general, organized chaos. Why? Because tomorrow is the H Street Festival and we’re going all in.

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about 5 years ago

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A visit to Tank Coffee

Coexist visits Tank Coffee

The Coexist team made new friends and met a lot of interesting people at the Greenbelt Festival. One of those was Ged Tyrrell, CEO of Tank Coffee, a distributor and roaster based in the UK. He invited us to take a look at their operation, so we sent Michael out to do just that. Here's his report from the visit.

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over 5 years ago

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Coexist will be showing up at festivals and farmers markets

Coexist's design team and booth builders

You'll soon be seeing Coexist pop-up booths at festivals and farmers markets starting this weekend in the UK at the Greenbelt Festival. Meet the team behind the design and learn about what's in store when you see us out and about.

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over 5 years ago

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Trips of a Lifetime for Michael and Lance

The Coexist team's trip to Uganda and India

It's tough to coexist until we know each other. That's our philosophy. Lance McPherson and Michael Wakelin of the Coexist Foundation had the trips of a lifetime, meeting with people in Uganda and India who had figured out how to coexist.

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over 5 years ago

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What’s Chetna?

The Coexist team meets the Chetna farmers team

Our friend Vipul took us to the Chetna Organic Headquarters, not so far away, and introduced us to the team.

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over 5 years ago

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Worker-Friendly T-Shirt Factory?!

Coexist visits worker-friendly t-shirt factory in India

These must be the best looked-after factory employees in India.

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over 5 years ago

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Meet Arun

Coexist and the farmer-owned organic cotton cooperative

An unassuming person, Arun Chandra Ambatipudi has been instrumental in creating a farmer-owned organic cotton cooperative that is now present in three regions of India (Andhra Pradesh, Orissa/Odissa, and Maharashtra).

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over 5 years ago

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A Day in the Life of a Chetna Farmer

Coexist visits Chetna farmers

This was so exhausting. Yet for Chetna's farmers, it was a sign of just how far they have come together.

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over 5 years ago

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Hello Hyderabad!

Coexist visits hyderabad

Hi, my name is Michael. Today is my birthday. I never imagined I might spend it like this!

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over 5 years ago

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Just Coffee?!

Coexist's first interaction with their coffee

Were we interested in vanilla or cocoa? Community leaders were excited to tell us about other products that they made. But we just plain loved their coffee.

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over 5 years ago

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Coexist and Peace Kawomera Relationships

On our first day in Uganda, we got to meet with some key players in the Peace Kawomera efforts. It was all about relationships from the get-go.

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over 5 years ago

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