Fair Trade

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2012

    Roostercat Coffeehouse will soon start pouring on Lincoln Street

    Roostercat Coffeehouse will soon open as a fair-trade, farm-to-table coffee shop in a funky space at 1045 Lincoln Street.

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2011

    Coda Coffee rolls out Farm2Cup program

    Six years ago, Seattle-born brothers Tommy and Tim Thwaites borrowed some money from their parents to launch Coda Coffee, a metro Denver roaster that drew on the their combined three decades of experience in the industry. A year or two into their venture, the brothers started focusing more on the pe ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 9, 2010
  • Blogs

    July 20, 2010

    Organixx will start serving dinner, pouring beer and wine soon

    ​Organixx will start serving beer and wine at its eco-friendly digs in LoDo, and as soon as that's in place, the restaurant, located at 1520 Blake Street, will launch dinner service -- with an expanded menu -- and happy hour, too. "Originally, our plan was mid-July, but now we're thinking m ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 29, 2010
  • Calendar

    December 3, 2009
  • Blogs

    October 5, 2009

    Whole Foods celebrates Fair Trade Month today with lunch "happy" hour

    ​We all know that drinking a glass of red wine a day is good for our health, but did you know that some wines are also good for the environment? October is Fair Trade Month at Whole Foods, and to help celebrate, Bernard Fontannaz, founder and owner of Origin Wines and winemaker for Fairhills ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2009

    Going green at Organixx

    "Sustainable, eco-friendly, reusable, recyclable, fair trade, natural, energy efficient, organic, local, green, low-impact, fresh. These are words that inspire us at Organixx. From the building materials that surround you in our dining room, to our food product choices, culinary procedures and san ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2009

    Ask the readers: Cheese crisps in Colorado?

    While Jason Sheehan is taking readers' questions, I have one for readers: Is there a place in Colorado that serves cheese crisps? These thin, grilled quesadillas covered with melted cheese are staples at Mexican restaurants in Arizona. (I just had one at El Charro, a Tucson institution since 1922, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2008

    Today's Night & Day featured event: ArgusFest celebrates the season at the Mercury Cafe

    Jason Bosch, sole dynamo behind the weekly ArgusFest human-rights film series, originally planned to screen the Errol Morris documentary Standard Operating Procedure, a stark look at the Abu Ghraib prison scandal, tonight at the Mercury Cafe. But he changed his mind when he decided to ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 23, 2007
  • Calendar

    June 14, 2007
  • Blogs

    March 9, 2007

    Of Coffee and Commerce

    As reported in the Westword story Pot of Gold and in follow-up blogs, some folks in the coffee business are casting a critical eye on fair trade coffee, a certification system that guarantees coffee farmers get paid a minimum $1.26 per pound of beans. Some argue that not only is fair trade threaten ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2007

    False Gold

    The documentary Black Gold, which is touring the country and was shown in Denver and Boulder last month, fashions itself the Fast Food Nation of the coffee industry, contrasting the excesses of the western caffeine craze with the plight of Ethiopian coffee farmers to illustrate the inequities stirre ... More >>

  • News

    December 14, 2006

    Pot of Gold

    Joseph Brodsky has a nose for great coffee. It led him all the way to Ethiopia, in search of the Geisha.

  • Film

    December 7, 2006

    Black Gold

    Starz FilmCenter in the Tivoli

  • Calendar

    September 7, 2006
  • Goods & Services

    March 24, 2005

    Best Store in Cherry Creek

    Ten Thousand Villages

  • Goods & Services

    March 24, 2005
  • Dining

    November 7, 2002

    Bite Me

    Full of Beans

  • Best of Denver

    June 29, 2000

    Best bakery

    Bluepoint Bakery