National Coffee Day looks different in producing countries — if it were not for Facebook reminding me that a year ago today we published a response to this day, we would have forgotten. Not to mention all the ads surfacing online for how to get a free coffee today.

Steven and I wrote this piece together. It is, hopefully, the first of many for The Other Journal where we’ll be writing on and critically engaging our work in Tanzania and the coffee industry at large. I’m about to give it a re-read and thought I’d share it again, in honour of those on this side of the industry, without whom there would be no national coffee day.

Give it a read here: