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Triple Focus | Coffee, Climate and Sustainability

Geoffrey & Juanita Schodde

Tags Artisan Coffee, Climate, Sustainability

Triple Focus | Coffee, Climate and Sustainability

Triple Focus | Coffee, Climate and Sustainability By Sofie Wicklund Source: Agriculture and Livestock Journal, 2017 (CNC, Columbia) The term ‘sustainable’ gets thrown around a lot these days, and in fact, increasingly popular environmental jargon in general often leads us to wonder who and what to believe when it comes to the health of our planet. Sustainability itself is somewhat of an umbrella category that can include a range of fields, from environmental to geographical to social to economic to political and everything in between. In 1987, the United Nations published an official definitionof sustainability as "meeting the needs of...


A Change of Perspective | Coffee, Friend or Foe?

Geoffrey & Juanita Schodde

Tags Benefits Of Coffee, Coffee Is Healthy

A Change of Perspective | Coffee, Friend or Foe?

A Change of Perspective | Coffee, Friend or Foe? Debunking some common coffee myths By Sofie Wicklund | 2018  @mugofthemorning Coffee constitutes an integral part of daily life for most people. Americans drink an average of 3.1 cups of coffee per day, according to a Harvard study. That’s no small amount. However, the banter around coffee’s health benefits has been long and drawn-out. Like nearly all food and beverage products (fat, sugar and gluten, to name a few), there came a time when some studies claimed that drinking coffee was detrimental to one’s health. Now, though, recent studies are nearly all aligned...


A Trio | River Moon, Environmental Studies & Sofie

A Trio | River Moon, Environmental Studies & Sofie

A Trio | River Moon, Environmental Studies & Sofie  by  Juanita Schodde | 2018   A coffee Q and A with Sofie, Brand Ambassador/Intern for River Moon Coffee Roasting Company.   Sofie is River Moon Coffee’s newest Brand Ambassador/Intern. She will play a pivotal role representing our products and providing information on all of our offerings. Given that Sofie is a student at Gustavus Adolphus majoring in Environmental Studies with a concentration in Social Sciences, she’ll also provide insight, perspective and focus on nurturing Gaia as we continue to focus on sustainable practices. _____________________________________________________________________ Q What do you hope to accomplish for River Moon customers? A I...


Inspired by the Infinite Beauty of Nature

Inspired by the Infinite Beauty of Nature

Inspired by the Infinite Beauty of Nature Juanita Schodde | 2018   Metal wall art created by Elise Bourne, founder of Elise Bourne Designs.   J: Elise, it has been truly inspiring to learn more about how you are creating and bringing your art into the world. Our time together sharing nature-inspired art has been an exchange of offering beauty into the world. As a creator, your demonstration of creativity aligns with the core values of River Moon Coffee Roasting Company.    J: Tell us what inspired the passion behind your creations for River Moon and how individuals may order them?    E:  I’m inspired by the infinite, amazing...


An App for Gifting Coffee and More Deliciousness

An App for Gifting Coffee and More Deliciousness

An App for Gifting Coffee and More Deliciousness by Juanita Schodde | 2017 An app for gifting coffee and more deliciousness with Lori Konsker, creator of viigii (virtual gifting). J: Lori, it has been truly inspiring to learn more about how you are bringing the art of gifting into the virtual world through the creation and implementation of viigii. Our time together bringing the ease and functionality of viigii to River Moon’s virtual customers has been an exchange of delivering the best customer service. As a creator, your demonstration of creativity aligns with a core value of River Moon Coffee Roasting Company....