This is the Morning Brew, I'm drinking coffee as I write it, and here's a story about coffee.
An in-depth look at direct trade, the growing movement of relatively small coffee roasters buying beans directly from farmers. The result can be incredibly complex -- and expensive -- coffee. (New York Times)
Do you like sustainable living? Do you like dumpster diving? Are you not so picky about where your food has been? Maybe you should become a freegan. At the very least, you'll save some money. (Los Angeles Times)