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No matter how you take it – frothy vanilla latte, caramel macchiato or a plain ‘ol dark roast brew – coffee is a liquid luxury.

Don’t think so? Ask seven West Virginia University students and a geography professor who witnessed firsthand how a coffee-farming community operates in Nicaragua.

These students are hipper than hip. They’re onto something.  They call themselves Fair Trade 2.0. As the name suggests, these trailblazing pioneers want to bring the fair trade social movement back to its roots by hitting re-boot and starting over with fair trade. ‘Cos some things are too good to give up on.

So roll up your sleeves, pull on the work boots as we head over to WVU to get down and dirty with some of the brightest thinkers of our time!

TO THE ARTICLE: http://wvutoday.wvu.edu/n/2012/07/19/a-cup-of-kindness-wvu-group-promotes-fair-trade-for-coffee-farmers