LWR Farmers Market Coffee is a new line of coffee sourced directly from farmers participating in Lutheran World Relief projects.
Every delicious cup helps transform poor communities that depend on their coffee crop to feed their families. Farmers are given a stable, predictable, and higher price upfront for their beans.
With LWR Farmers Market Coffee, farmers aren’t just suppliers of coffee beans, they are
partners in the coffee business.
Be the first to try LWR Farmers Market Coffee!
ORDER TODAY! Here’s how it works:
LWR is producing LWR Farmers Market Coffee in partnership with THRIVE Farmers Coffee, a coffee roaster who shares our passion for helping farmers lift themselves out of poverty, and become self-sufficient and better able to support their families.
Meet the Farmers
In his 69 years, José has lived through a lot. In the 1970s, war in Nicaragua forced José’s family to leave their hometown and move to San Isabel. He and his wife have 10 children — five sons and five daughters. Continue reading… Photo by Made Known Pictures, for LWR.
Gustavo’s farm is teeming with life. There are dogs (including puppies), chickens, adult children, grandchildren — and there are coffee trees, which Gustavo says are the lifeblood of his farm. “An old farmer once told me, ‘Take really good care of your coffee farm. That’s your daily bread.’” Gustavo explains. Read more… Photo by Made Known Pictures, for LWR.
Before Abelino got up to speak to us about his coffee, he made the sign of the cross on himself. What he was about to share was sacred to him. “Coffee is a noble crop,” he told our staff. “Because it is in high demand and it is difficult to raise.” Indeed, growing coffee has not been easy for Abelino, or any of the other farmers in his cooperative, SOPPEXCCA, in Nicaragua. Continue reading… Photo by Made Known Pictures, for LWR. Bring it to your congregation or group
Don’t keep a good thing to yourself!
Serve LWR Farmers Market Coffee in your congregation
Share in the opportunity to help farmers by placing group orders.
Sell LWR Farmers Market Coffee in your congregation. Get started with these free resources:
Download and print a flier to give members more information about LWR Farmers Market Coffee.
Download a bulletin insert for use in your congregation (.pdf)
Download this slide to share the news of Farmers Market on the screens in your lobby or narthex (.jpg)
Download this banner to print at your local print shop. Decorate your Farmers Market table at your congregation. (6′ x 2.5′, .pdf)
Tips from Thrive Farmers on how to get the best flavor from your LWR Farmers Market Coffee.
Tips from Thrive Farmers on how to get the best flavor from your LWR Farmers Market Coffee in a percolator.
Label templates to let your members know which LWR Farmers Market Coffee roast they are enjoying. (4.5” x 4.5” each)