Commitment to Sustainability
Sustainability means that everything we need for a healthy and happy existence is directly or indirectly dependent on our natural environment.
Since excellent coffee beans come form a healthy earth, we think that taking a responsible role in managing our natural resources is essential. So, Barnie’s CoffeeKitchen brings you a delicious variety of USDA Organic Certified, Fair Trade CertifiedÔ and Rainforest Alliance CertifiedÔ coffees.
Educated consumers are becoming increasingly concerned about where their food and beverages are sourced and look for ways to make informed purchasing decisions. As you shop at Barnie’s CoffeeKicthen, look for items which are 100% Natural, USDA Organic Certified, Fair Trade Certified and Rainforest Alliance Certified. In this way, you can make a positive difference in our interconnected global neighborhood.
You can also visit the Websites of these certifying organizations to become more educated about the importance of sustainability.
USDA Organic Certified: http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome?navid=organic-agriculture
Fair Trade Certified: http://fairtradeusa.org
Rainforest Alliance Certified: http://www.rainforest-alliance.org/certification-verification
“We believe the rise of the Conscious Consumer will cause a fundamental shift in the way companies do business and create a historic opportunity to reward companies that embrace sustainability.” – Fair Trade USA
“The Rainforest Alliance works to conserve biodiversity and improve livelihoods by promoting and evaluating the implementation of the most globally respected sustainability standards in a variety of fields.” – Rainforest Alliance
“Organic agriculture produces products using methods that preserve the environment and avoid most synthetic materials, such as pesticides and antibiotics.” – USDA Organic Certification