Fair Trade Coffee

Available through Zion’s Global Missions Committee the second Sunday of each month at Zion.

Each pound of coffee purchased through the LWR Coffee Project at Zion generates 20c for the Lutheran World Relief Small Farmer Project to support small-scale coffee farmers, provide technical assistance, and improve access to credit, marketing and training. Plus, 1$ is added to each package sold to support Zion’s Global Mission projects.

  • Zion members get a quality product at a fair price
  • Support is provided for Zion’s global mission partners
  • Small scale farmers, their local cooperatives and communities benefit

Next Sale Date

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April 14, 2019

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Each pound of coffee purchased through the LWR Coffee Project, either at Zion or through Local Roots, generates 20c for the Lutheran World Relief Small Farmer Project to support small-scale coffee farmers, provide technical assistance, and improve access to credit, marketing and training. Plus, 1$ is added to each package sold to support Zion’s Global Mission projects.
  • Zion members get a quality product at a fair price
  • Support is provided for Zion’s global mission partners
  • Small scale farmers, their local cooperatives and communities benefit

  • Fair Trade Products

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