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Brewing Justice Series: Grad student talks on the importance of  impact and Womens History Month.

Brewing Justice Series: Grad student talks on the importance of impact and Womens History Month.

Sidney Larsen is an active volunteer, ally and member of 734 Coffee family. She is currently studying at the American University in Washington DC, pursuing her masters in International Peace and Conflict Resolution. She likes to work with organizations that are promoting peace while moving the needle forward in creating positive change like 734 Coffee.  After her studies, Sidney plans to tackle many of the world’s most pressing issues including quality of life and income inequality. When Sidney isn’t busy thinking about how to improve the world, you can find her at trivia night, dancing and learning how to skateboard. Having female...

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Brewing Justice Series: Sudanese Activist speaks on social Justice

Brewing Justice Series: Sudanese Activist speaks on social Justice

Nadia Taha is a part of the 734 Coffee family and has been with us since Humanity Helping Sudan project. She is a fierce woman from Darfur Sudan, an activist, a journalist, a translator and much more. With a law degree from El Nilein University in Khartoum, Nadia practiced law for a year before diving into journalism suit to unfortunate events. She strongly believes that injustice anywhere is an injustice to her. After surviving a lot of injustices and tragedies herself in Sudan, she was still able to have an impactful voice through journalism in various ways. Since 2010 Nadia has...

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The Story of Kaffa: Origins Of Coffee

The Story of Kaffa: Origins Of Coffee

Each morning more and more Americans are waking up to the unique scent and unparalleled taste of 734 Coffee.  Having fallen in love with the quality of coffee, we felt compelled to learn more about its origins and share it with you. With some research, we learned of the intriguing story of the discovery of coffee and it’s birth in Ethiopia; the story of kaffa. Although the is debate exactly when coffee was discovered, there is a strong consensus about it's the discovery in Ethiopia and here is how the story goes. Kaffa is the origin of the word “coffee.” It is the name of...

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The Impact Of Coffee On The US Civil War.

The Impact Of Coffee On The US Civil War.

It has been stated that coffee was a key determinate for Union Soldiers in the Civil War. Perhaps the North's access to caffeine gave its soldiers a strategic advantage. At least that's what one Union officer, Gen. Benjamin Butler, thought. He ordered his men to carry coffee in their canteens and planned attacks based on when his men would be most wired. His advice to other generals was: "If your men get their coffee early in the morning, you can hold." It was stated that the Union Soldiers drank it before marches, after marches, on patrol, during combat. In their diaries,...

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