Category: Videos

Video: Selective Picking in Costa Rica

In this video from Jim’s recent trip to Costa Rica, a Hacienda La Amistad worker picks organic coffee in the shade of the rainforest. With the selective picking method, organic farmers choose only the most ripe, red coffee cherries from the coffee plant. Inside each cherry are two coffee beans. Selective picking produces a more… Read more »

Video: Grounds to Ground Sustainability Program

We’re proud to be a part of Grounds to Ground, a sustainability program at UMass Dartmouth that transports Jim’s Organic Coffee grounds to local Sid Wainer & Son farms. The Grounds to Ground initiative collects our used organic coffee grounds from the UMass Corsair Cafe, a campus cafe that brews coffee for faculty and students… Read more »

Video: How Organic Coffee is Grown

As part of our Mini Lecture Series, Jim talks about how organic coffee is grown, without the use of synthetic pesticides or fertilizers. Organic coffee is grown is in harmony with nature, at high elevations, under shade and often in rainforest conditions. In this short video, learn about the coffee plant’s growth process, the milling… Read more »