Overview Links (Free to all):
International Coffee Day: A day celebrating coffee and also promotes fair trade coffee.
International Coffee Day!: Catch up on your coffee facts and related observances.
Coffee Culture: What is coffee culture?
Fair Trade Coffee: Fair trade seeks greater equity in international trade.
Potential Health Benefits of Coffee: 9 Reasons Why (the Right Amount of) Coffee Is Good for You.
Library Resource Links (Available to RamFam with login):
Coffee Culture Flourishes Throughout the World: The spread and culture of coffee around the world.
Coffeehouses and Coffee Shops: Coffeehouses around the world.
French Café Culture: A non-rushed experience, often involving intellectual discussion.
Coffee House Culture in British History: A metropolitan institution often including news dissemination.
Coffee in Consumer Culture: The commercial history of coffee.
Coffee Shops: Modern retailers which also provide a social and information-rich environment.
Economics of Fair Trade (including Coffee): Coffee is the most frequently traded commodity other than oil, and has significant price fluctuations. Low prices can adversely effect the coffee laborers, growers, and countries which often occupy the lower end of the economic spectrum.
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