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2011 In 2011, with funds raised through the Walk for Water fundraising event, we completed a four-part water well construction project in conjunction with…
[box style=”rounded” border=”full”]Portland Roasting Coffee has a 20-year history as part of the local, national and global community. We are driven by our mission…
2009 Two rural Kenyan communities gained access to clean drinking water as a result of funds raised during the 2009 Walk for Water event…
2002 – 2008 The partnership with La Hilda Estate in 1998 marks Portland Roasting’s first Direct Trade purchase. Costa Rica enjoys a higher standard…
2008 In partnership with Ricardo and Mauricio Valdivieso from the Santa Leticia farm, we worked with Trees for the Future, a nonprofit organization that…
2007 Portland Roasting sources certified organic coffee from a series of family farms in Northern Sumatra. In Sumatra, there are many small 2 acre farms spread…
2006 We buy robusta and arabica beans from the Karnataka Coffee Estates and Sethuraman Estate to use in our blends, and in 2006 we donated…
2006 Portland Roasting donated proceeds from the sale of Tanzanian coffee to the Jane Goodall Institute towards efforts preserving chimpanzee habitat in the Gombean…
2003 The Kinjibi Tribe in Papua New Guinea received construction supplies donated by Portland Roasting to build a primary school. The school serves children…