Category Archives: Coffee Farm

What kind of coffee drinker are you?

I was recently given a book, Coffee Gives Me Superpowers (Iwata, Ryoko, 2016, Kansas City, MO, Hallmark Gift Books) which has an interesting section taken from a psychological study on how the way you drink your coffee shows certain personality traits. According to the study, if you are a black coffee drinker, you are straightforward. Latte? A people-pleaser. Cappuccino? […]

We’re back home..

Traveling half-way around the world is not to be viewed lightly. It takes time, effort and energy. The rewards from traveling half-way around the world, however, make the time, effort and energy well worthwhile. I was privileged to visit the Wambabya coffee farm and be part of Jessca’s celebration. I know that the workers on the […]

Worth Helms: His Account of a Ugandan Gold Coffee Miracle

We asked Worth Helms, one of the founding members of Ugandan Gold Coffee, to write about his involvement in Ugandan Gold Coffee and his takeaways from the journey of founding to retiring. Here is his story: “I’ve been involved with the coffee farm of Ugandan Gold since its planting in 2000. By 2002 we had […]

3 Reasons Why You Should Switch to Ugandan Gold Coffee Today

With the Holidays coming up,  finding gifts for everyone on the nice list can be difficult. Instead of giving your coworker Secret Santa a general coffee brand, give them a bag of Ugandan Gold Coffee. Here are three reasons why to choose social impact over anything else: 1 in 5 As we say on our […]

The Joys – and the Danger – of Giving

This past Saturday, Ugandan Gold employee Jill Whitecap gave a presentation on Ugandan Gold’s operations and philosophies at First Presbyterian Church in Pittsburgh.  Apparently someone was listening, and Ugandan Gold was mentioned by Ruth Anne Dailey in an article in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette about how giving is so important, but giving in the wrong way can be […]

4 Factors in Making the Absolute Best Cup of Coffee Using the Best Ugandan Bean

It is easy to admit that Ugandan Gold Coffee is naturally good for a multitude of reasons. But what else can be done to bring out all the delicious flavors? We did a little research on the National Coffee Association (NCA) website and compiled a list of ways to make your morning pot of coffee […]

A Little Fun for a Monday, Dancing Joyfully in Uganda

To keep it pretty short for a Monday, glance at this beautiful video of some of our coffee workers singing and dancing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0nyVtUhVCo In the country of Uganda, dance can be a way to celebrate a social occasion, good harvest, or religious ceremony. In this video, it is in gratefulness for new cooking stoves. Happy […]

Throwing it Back to 2014

We produced this video during a mission trip in July, 2014. The footage is effective showing the joy which clean water can bring to a whole community – and you can help! With every cup of Ugandan Gold Coffee, three hundred cups of clean water are given to a community in Uganda. What does this mean? All of […]