Starbucks Pilloried for Conflict Palm Oil
Remember when we took the palm oil challenge–was it as eye-opening for you as it was for me? Get ready to open them even wider: Now Starbucks is involved.
New Year’s Resolution: Boycott Starbucks, Support GMO Labeling
Last year, my New Year’s resolutions focused on small changes that can improve your health and our environment. This year, in addition to the Shop Drop Challenge, I’m just making just one New Year’s resolution—which has the power to change everything.
A Case for Fair Trade Coffee
Hi, my name is Rachel, and I’m an addict. But I’m not confessing anything here that my friends and family don’t already know. They’ve seen the signs: The heightened anxiety, snappishness, darting eyes. The way I examine the street corners when we’re out and my afternoon withdrawal sets in. I’m addicted to coffee. But not just any coffee: My drug of choice is fair trade coffee, with steamed organic milk. I’ve tried other varieties of caffeine infusions. Brewed tastes bitter and gives me a stomachache. I can do tea, in a pinch—I drink it at breakfast every day. But after a few days of afternoon tea I’m more depressed than an Londoner…