The carbon calculations to produce coffee are done, and consumers can afford to offset the production of coffee’s carbon footprint. It equals less than $0.02 per cup! …
There’s no debating or denying it, 2020 will be a decisive decade. Our world offers an abundance of information, but our ecological time clock is running out. We’re more connected than ever before, and yet this vast network can feel so vacuous … this is there coffee comes in!
The next Global Climate March is tomorrow, and we’re teaming up with Extinction Rebellion Toronto to collect your signs in order to showcase them and give new life to the messages! Where to Donate/Recycle Signs: After the March (November 29th; 2-4pm): Drop-off at Extinction Rebellion Toronto marked booth at the North-West corner of College St. and University Ave. OR Anytime by December 4th: Drop-off at Restoration Cafe, anytime during our hours of operation.*Restoration Cafe will continue to collect signs after Dec. 4th (for future art installations). How Are we Planning to Reuse the Signs? An installAction that will be BIG and will be seen by all those entering the Downtown core via the Don Valley Parkway. Stay tuned for more action! And visit Fridays For Future for info about your local Global Climate March!
Greta Thunberg, 16, is perhaps the most prominent voice in the climate and environment crisis movement today. She started the Fridays for Future school-strike in 2018, leaving class every Friday to sit in front of the Swedish Parliament, striking for climate action:
Climate Change Coffee Announcement @ Patagonia Toronto In true spirit of environmental campaigning, we spent Saturday, August 24th, with our friends at Patagonia Toronto collecting names and support for our new Climate Change Coffee blend. We Merchants feel lucky to be regular participants now in our local Patagonia store’s pop-up festivals alongside other great grassroots organizations, and we’re proud to know that our coffee and our cause is always appreciated by the community of like-minds. Local Consumers Can Power Global Change If you are a coffee drinker, this is your opportunity. And even if you don’t drink coffee, you still know someone who does … (more…)
At first it might appear all negative, but people all over the world are actively working on solutions and there is still time. Kim Robinson of Sierra Magazine analyzes the drastic changes taking place in our “Anthropocene” as well as some of the top-debated solutions for putting a halt to the global temperature rise.
Today marks a special day in our history as we announced the official name of our cafe, along with our partners; the Mesoamerican Development Institute, who announced some exciting plans for the expansion of our flagship coffee program.
Today is considered “International Coffee Day”, but don’t worry if you weren’t aware because no one seems to know its real origin. The concept has been promoted on different days in different countries—the earliest record being Japan in 1983.
We have 2 very exciting announcements to make: #1 We’re naming our cafe! (a number of years ago the cafe just sort of … happened, and it’s now time for an official recognition!)
Today we’re thanking USA Today because they published a story about us and one of the 3 Keys to Great Tasting Coffee (freshness of the roast) in their travel section this week!