The island nation is one of the world's biggest exporters of tea. We visit one organic tea farm that shares revenues with its workers.
Dumpster divers may share ideals and good dumpster locations, but they maintain minimal contact, loose structural organization and, as a result, secrecy.
The cooperative business model, long a staple of Midwestern agricultural communities, is being adapted to serve a broader range of rural needs.
What does the split mean for those looking for an ethical cup of coffee?
Traditional business models disconnect consumers from profits. Co-ops give communities an opportunity to participate in their own businesses.