Fair Trade Organic coffee station at Frank Hall, photo credit: Adam Long
All coffee, tea and chai used by Dining Services is certified Fair Trade Organic. This ensures that these products are produced without the use of harmful chemicals and that the people cultivating these beverages are paid respectably and treated fairly.
- All of our beans come from Green Mountain Coffee, a long-time leader in the sustainable coffee industry. They give 5% of their profits to charity, and employees are encouraged to volunteer each month.
- We offer 12 teas from Numi Organic Tea. Founded by brother and sister Ahmed and Reem Rahim, Numi is rooted in the principle of creating a healthful product that nurtures people and honors the planet.
- Third Street Chai ensures the freshest and fullest flavor by hand-milling whole organic spices and brewing only small batches in their microbrewery. Their facility is 100% wind powered and all of their ingredients are composted by local farmers.
- Fresh-brewed China Mist Iced Tea is offered at all three dining halls in China black and tropical pineapple. Both teas are Fair Trade Organic.
For more information on what fair trade and organic mean, please see the Certifications section.