In Pursuit of Justice  

In Pursuit of Justice
January 17, 2020 | 136 pages

This is the story of Just Us! Coffee Roasters Co-op, Canada's first fair trade coffee roaster. This book describes its successes and its failures and details how a small group of people -- "just us" -- worked against adversity and defied many of the norms associated with building a business. In this fascinating tale, general readers, business owners and community activists will find hope and the courage to forge new paths, build new organizations and shape a new society. This story is also about the fair trade movement, providing a snapshot of the struggle of the small coffee producers in the South to control their own production, find a fair market for their coffee and get a fair hearing for their concerns. Just Us! Coffee Roasters Co-op is an experiment in a radical business model -- one rooted in cooperation, social justice and meaningful social change.

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ISBN: 9781552666876