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Unfiltered: This Guy Has Rocked My World by Monika Firl Originally Posted October 8th, 2015 by Monika Firl/Coop Coffees I first met Oscar Omar Alonzo Aguilar and visited his coffee field, “Cual Bicicleta,” during my initial visit to Café Orgánico Marcala S.A. de C.V. (COMSA) in Honduras, together with my Coop Coffees colleagues “Equipo Feminino” in early 2013. That…Read More
B Corp Retreat There are 1,381 Certified B Corporations, in 41 Countries, across 121 industries, with 1 unifying goal – To redefine success in business. Annually, the B Corp Community comes together for a global gathering called the B Corp Champions Retreat. This October Amavida Coffee and Tea will attend the 2015 Retreat. Dan and…Read More
Originally Posted April 7th, 2015 by Nick Beadleston Casey Tindell Casey is the Director of Public Relations, Marketing & Outreach for Amavida Coffee in the Florida Panhandle. Casey ran in and helped organize the 2014 Winter Solstice Run in Florida, and has worked on numerous campaigns to support On The Ground’s work around the world. RAC- Why do…Read More
NGOs Promote Trade, Gender Equality as New Coffees Emerge from the DRC Originally Posted February 25th, 2015 by Nick Brown/Daily Coffee News A group of NGOs with ties to the Democratic Republic of Congo coffee industry is planning a series events in the Kivu region this May to drum up support for the reemerging sector, while…Read More
B Corporation is a Force for Good My experience with a B Corporation has been pivotal in shaping my perspective and path for the future. During the last semester of my college career, I had the opportunity to intern at Amavida Coffee and Tea from December 2013 through May 2014. At this time, Amavida Coffee became…Read More
The best and most experienced Amavida Coffee baristas were invited to compete in the First Annual Amavida Coffee and Tea Latte Art Competition: Jacob Thompson, Brian Hamrick, Sarah Shoot, and Phil Mercer. Smack talk began as soon as the competitors were notified, and all hands were busy practicing for the big day; May 17th, 2014…Read More
Ohana Student Travels to Chiapas, Mexico From the beginning of my Entrepreneurship class with Amavida, I understood the creation of Café Pura was to raise funds to travel and give water to the indigenous people of Chiapas, Mexico, but the extent of what was awaiting me was unfathomable. This experience was beyond what I could…Read More
Getting up before the day starts to begin the long journey to Chiapas, Mexico, I frantically sort through my clothes trying hard to narrow down what to take. I don’t know what to anticipate as I stand in line, sit, and wait. The weight of my carry-on digging into my right shoulder, no cell service…Read More
Cafe Pura consists of four high school students- Sophie, Hannah, Carlton, and Coy- of the Ohana Institute in Rosemary Beach, Florida. These four students are undertaking an enormous challenge as a part of their Entrepreneurship class; they are working to create and run a non-profit organization. The goal of Cafe Pura (meaning “pure coffee”) is…Read More
For months now, Amavida employees have anxiously awaited the arrival of Amavida Coffee and Tea in Seaside’s brand new coffee brewing machine, the Alpha Dominche Steampunk 2.1. What an appropriate name for such a bold, sleek machine. If it were human, we just know it would rock a mohawk. The Alpha Dominche Steampunk is expected…Read More
Martin Trejo is Amavida’s Training & Development Coordinator and, boy, is he impressive! This guy can whip out flawless rosettas, hearts, and tulips with a smile on his face. We’re happy to have him. Check out this video of his latte art and see pictures below. Thanks for reading!Read More
The Ohana Institute in Rosemary Beach, Florida was a hotspot of kindness today as singer/songwriter duo Seth and May played their first show of the weekend for this year’s 30A Songwriters Festival. The students at the Ohana Institute were teeming with smiles and welcoming gestures, clearly excited about their guests. I was welcomed many times,…Read More