Video documentaries about Fair Trade coffee

There are some great videos you can check out on people’s initiatives to make a fair livelihood from coffee and to bring Fair Trade coffee to the ‘global north.’

Living with Coffee (a documentary about fair trade coffee)
A short documentary about growing, roasting, the power of consumers (“consumers have extreme power”), retailing, Fair Trade, and the relationship building between growers and roasters.

Fair Trade Coffee Infographic
A 2-minute documentary on what Fair Trade is and what it does for the environment and the growers.

Black Gold
We also have this documentary in our library if you would like to borrow/rent it. Read more about this documentary on the producers’ website.

Fair Trade – The Story
Short on-line explanation about the Fair Trade movement.

The Production Trail of Coffee
Short on-line explanation of the path coffee takes from field to cup.