Social Projects

Sustainable Development

Every year we allocate 10% of our profits to a Small Producers Fund, which is invested towards projects that are aligned with our values and contribute to the sustainable development of partner co-ops, their farmer-members and their communities.

International projects

Mexico

Roasting, quality control & technical training

Fair Trade & community tourism

Fair Trade & organic clothing factory

Mexico, Peru & Tanzania

Farmer training field offices

Guatemala

Co-op coffee processing and storage facility

Guatemala

Social justice educational coordinator

Honduras

CLAC Producer regional meeting

Ecuador

Tea packaging machine

Quality control

East Timor

Health clinics

South Africa

Tractor purchase

Quality control

Ethiopia

Nursing student tuition

Malawi

Fair Trade market consultation

Community tourism feasibility

Africa / Asia

TRUST Organic Small Farmers organization

 

Producer & Co-op Visits to Just Us!

Leocadio Juracan

CCDA, Guatemala

Balthazar

ASOBAGRI, Guatemala

Francisco Vanderhoff

UCIRI, Mexico

Jeronimo van Engelen

FUNDEPPO, Mexico

Tadesse Meskela

Oromia, Ethiopia

 

Local Projects

East Coast Organic (ECO) Milk

Part of a pioneering producer co-operative that plans to process and sell the first local, certified organic milk in Nova Scotia