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7 Coffees With a Conscience

The first sip of the day is always the sweetest. This year you can make it even sweeter with ethically purchased and sustainably grown coffees that taste great and benefit the Earth and the communities where they're grown. In honor of Earth Day, we've compiled a list of eco-conscious coffees that make a difference in your cup, and the planet.

1. Kimbo Integrity Whole Bean Espresso

Rainforest Alliance Certified

Kimbo Integrity Whole Bean Espresso

Kimbo's Integrity Whole Bean Espresso is 100% Arabica blend of coffees originating from Brazil and Peru. This medium roast produces a sweet cup with a suave aroma and a delicately acidic body. This coffee supports the Rainforest Alliance, an international organization dedicated to sustainable agriculture since 1987.

2. Gimme! Coffee Piccolo Mondo Organic Espresso Blend

Fair Trade/Organic

Gimme! Coffee Piccolo Mondo Organic Espresso Blend

Piccolo Mondo translates to "small world" and is a fitting moniker for this blend of organic and fair trade coffees. Think globally and act locally with a coffee the produces a balanced cup that shines as espresso with notes of peach, plum and buttery caramel.

3. Gimme! Coffee The Natural Blend

Fair Trade Certified

Gimme! Coffee The Natural Blend

Named for the natural processed used when harvesting the coffee cherries, Gimme! Coffee's Natural blend is a blend of fair trade certified coffees. The natural process involve drying the coffee beans while still inside the cherry for an increased fruit character and heavier body. Expect notes of chocolate and cherry with a syrupy mouth feel.

4. J Martinex Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Fair Trade Organic Coffee

Fair Trade/Organic

J Martinez Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Fair Trade Organic Coffee

Double certified as both fair trade and organic, J. Martinez Ethiopia Yirgacheffe is composed of hand picked coffee from a small region within Sidamo Ethiopia. The beans are processed with the fully washed or "wet" method which imparts a clean and winelike floral flavor. Cups with fruit undertones with notes of honey and orange.

5. Parisi Artisan Coffee Bolivia Organic Whole Bean

Fair Trade/Organic

Parisi Artisan Coffee Bolivia Organic Whole Bean

Fair trade and organic, the Parisi Bolivia enjoys the added distinction of being a single-origin coffee, hailing from the Finca Virgen estate in Copacabana Bolivia. This fully washed coffee is definied by a gentle acidity with notes of dark milk chocolate, honeysuckle, and almonds.

6. Atomic Cafe Daterra Farm Reserve Espresso

Rainforest Alliance Certified

Atomic Café Daterra Farm Reserve Espresso

Cultivated on the Brazilian Daterra farm, this aromatic coffee produces espresso with sweet notes of chocolate and almond with subtle citrus undertones. This aromatic blend is comprised of 100% Brazilian Arabica coffee and is certified by the Rainforest Alliance.

7. Lavazza Gran Selezione Premium Drip Coffee

Rainforest Alliance Certified

Lavazza Gran Selezione Premium Drip Coffee

Intense and chocolaty, Lavazza's Gran Selezione is a pre-ground drip blend of sustainably grown 100% Arabica coffee from Brazil, Peru, Honduras, and Colombia. This dark roasted coffee is known for its chocolate undertones and full-bodied taste that accels when prepared in a French press or drip coffee maker.

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