MCC U.S. coffee project: Advocate for trade justice
Action: Be an advocate for trade justice! Background: The MCC U.S. Coffee Project links Mennonite and Brethren in Christ churches with small farmers growing fair trade coffee. Coffee is a big business—it is one of the most heavily traded commodities in the world. But for the majority of small coffee farmers, the benefits are small. The chain of events that leads from the coffee farmer to your cup is long and expensive, often leaving the farmer with very little to live on.