Delicious Fair Trade coffee deserves an artful and fair trade coffee scoop. Hand-carved out of sustainably harvested tropical hardwood by artisans in Nicaragua. Finished with food-safe linseed oil. This scoop holds approximately 10 g of coffee or about 2 1/2 tablespoons. Approximate size: 6" long x 2 1/4" wide.
Wood from sustainable original sources
Handmade by a family business in Nicaragua
BORING (BUT USEFUL) STUFF The photos may make it look like it huge, it's not. It's approximately 6" long x 2 1/4" wide.
Care: For best results, wash gently with warm water and mild detergent and dry thoroughly. If it becomes dull over time, you can re-treat it with linseed oil. Do not submerge in water and do not use in dishwasher or microwave.
MATERIALS Reclaimed from discarded scraps in the furniture industry that were originally from sustainably sourced tropical hardwoods. Finished with food-safe linseed oil.
SOURCE Handmade by a family run workshop in Nicaragua.
CERTIFICATIONS Fair Trade — In a nutshell, fair trade is about ethical business practices. Women of the Cloud Forest are proud members of the Fair Trade Federation, a North American based membership organization made up of organizations like ourselves who offer opportunity to artisans and farmers in developing countries. To quote the Fair Trade Federation, fair trade means “good wages, safe working conditions, environmental responsibility, and more.” It means our partners are empowered to build strong businesses for their families today — and for generations to come.
ABOUT THE COMPANY Women of the Cloud Forest has been working in fair trade since 2001. They have direct, long-term relationships with small family workshops and cooperatives in Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Ecuador, and Peru. In addition to placing consistent orders with their artisan partners, they provide business training and product development/design and no-interest micro-loans and direct grants for workshop capacity building. This holistic approach to business enables our artisan partners to grow their businesses and access new markets without creating cycles of dependency.
This spoon looks lovely on my counter next to my pour-over coffee maker with a wooden collar. The grain is quite beautiful and the perfect scooping size for our coffee. Bonus that this is also fair trade, sustainably sourced wood.
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