ReThink Coffee

Manchester Coffee Festival welcomes the ReThink Coffee Zone to Victoria Warehouse on Sunday 5th November.

B’Spoke Coffee House has teamed up with ReFashionReFood Berlin to recharge for your green batteries with hands on workshops, talks, and films. They are joined by roasters Heart and Graft and cup makers Vegware.

Go on, dive right right in and get greener!

ReFashionReFood, Berlin

We rethink fashion and food, products, processes, transport, use and waste. Our aim is to stimulate thought and put straightforward solutions in motion.To connect people, explore ideas and discover what we can do as discerning, aware consumers buying greener products, and reducing and reusing waste. For improved lifestyles and a common better future.  www.refashionrefood.org  

We invite you to collaborate, create and explore!

Join us at a variety of workshops at Manchester Coffee Festival to ReThink Coffee as a concept!

The Full Program: Sunday 5th November 2017

10:00 – ReImagine with Dyes

Using natural dye in vibrant colors, we create beautiful patterns on textile with coffee, flowers and plant waste

11:45 – ReThink Cups

Deposit schemes? Jar cups? Examples considered as we innovate to reduce waste. Short presentation then workshop

12:30 – ReCycle  

Vegware address the challenges of recycling and overcoming barriers. Find out about their innovative new ’Close the Loop’ waste collection service in Scotland.

13:30 – ReCreate Waste

Use your creative energy to redesign coffee sacks and other coffee-related waste as fun accessories like bags or stuffed animals

15:00 – ReEarth

James from Heart and Graft talks about organic farming and its importance to both coffee taste and qualtiy of life for farmers. Presentation and discussion

16:00 – La Finca Humana (the human farm)

A rousing 7 min film from the COMSA coffee co-operative of Honduras. La Finca Humana is a fascinating philosophy bringing together organic farming, education and community.  Intro, film and discussion.

 

Who's behind the workshops?

B’Spoke Coffee House, Stockport

Climate change is bad for the planet and bad for coffee and farmers. B’Spoke is a new business and we’re keen to innovate and lead change.  www.bspokecoffeehouse.co.uk/

Heart and Graft, Salford

Call us optimistic but we think we can turn back the clock on climate change. We’ll share insights about the dramatic effect organic farming can have on both the land and the lives of those who work it.  www.heartandgraft.co.uk/  

Vegware A manufacturer and visionary brand, and the only completely compostable packaging company operating globally.