Coffee Price Crisis Webinar: Spotlight on the Specialty Coffee Transaction Guide

Join us on February 11 for the first in a series of webinars hosted by the SCA’s Coffee Price Crisis Response Initiative. Professor Peter W. Roberts of Emory University and Chad Trewick of Reciprocafé will speak to Ellie Hudson of the SCA about the Specialty Coffee Transaction Guide, launched in December. Coffee Price Crisis Webinar: Spotlight on …

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Farm Profitability Q&A — Ed Canty

The Sustainability webinar series on Farm Profitability and Prosperity generated great discussion and many questions from viewers. This post is the second of four in which panelists from the second webinar, which took place September 25th, will answer your questions. You can watch a recording of webinar #2 here. Ed Canty is the General Manager of …

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Farm Profitability Q&A — Janina Grabs

The Sustainability webinar series on Farm Profitability and Prosperity generated great discussion and many questions from viewers. This post is the first of four in which the panelists from the second webinar, which took place September 25th, will answer your questions. You can watch a recording of webinar #2 here. Janina Grabs is a postdoctoral researcher …

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Sustainability Webinar: Farm Profitability and Prosperity

The SCA Sustainability Center is hosting a third webinar with the Farmer Profitability and Prosperity working group on November 15 at 8 am PDT / 4 pm GMT. Register here to join us. This webinar is part of a series addressing the challenges facing coffee farmers and the sustainability of coffee, especially in light of …

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Update on the 2019-2020 SCA Board of Directors Elections

By JAMES HUMPOLETZ Translations available: Chinese, French, German, Italian, Korean, Russian, Spanish.  As presented on a webinar on August 30, the elections process for the 2019–2020 SCA Board of Directors is the first to take place at board level since the unification of the SCAA and SCAE in 2017. The SCA Board nominated a slate of …

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Sustainability Webinar: Coffee Prices and Farm Profitability – September 25

Over the summer we have watched the coffee commodity futures market drop until on Tuesday, August 21, coffee opened at 98 US cents. This is well under production costs for most coffee farmers and raises questions about the sustainability of coffee in the future. Join us for the 2nd webinar in our Sustainability series on …

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April 2018 Webinar: Results of the Work of the Ad Hoc Committees on Deferred Candidacy and Events Site Criteria

Over the past two months, a diverse and passionate group of specialty coffee professionals have been working collaboratively on the documentation of the deferred candidacy policy and the revision of events site criteria at the SCA. These volunteers, working with our staff leads and board co-chairs, have met regularly to explore solutions that will enable …

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Webinar: Results of the SCA Membership Survey on Sustainability

By KIM ELENA IONESCU Photo: Participants at Avance Guatemala The decision to elevate sustainability to the level of a center – along with research, education, and events – was inspired by feedback from members, through surveys, that leadership in sustainability was one of the most important activities of the association. Everyone agreed that we should …

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SCA Sustainability Webinar: The Profitability of Coffee Farming

Join us on Tuesday, January 30th, at 8:00am PST / 4:00pm GMT for a special webinar on coffee farm profitability hosted by the SCA Sustainability Center. A panel of industry leaders will use the literature review released by the SCA at the end of 2017 as a departure point to tackle difficult questions related to …

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Coffee Roasters Guild – Road to a Unified Guild | Member Webinar #2

The leadership of the current Roaster Guild of Europe Working Group and Roasters Guild Executive Council invite guild members and those interested in learning more about the guild to join our second informational webinar focusing on the process toward a unified guild for coffee roasters – the Coffee Roasters Guild (CRG). The webinar was held …

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