A History of Coffee is the story of how a tiny psychoactive seed changed the world and shapes our lives today.
Across six episodes, documentary maker James Harper and professional historian Jonathan Morris narrate how humans race coffee across oceans to keep up with demand for this addictive drink.
Coffee creates enormous fortunes for some, and misery for others. Sometimes the environment benefits, but more often it is plundered.
If we want to make coffee a more equitable industry that’s also kinder to the environment, a place to start is understanding the stories and systems that put the coffee into your cup this morning.
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Read Jonathan’s book, ‘Coffee: A Global History’ here: https://amzn.to/3dihAfU
Listen to other coffee documentaries on James’ Filter Stories podcast: https://bit.ly/3ajoT5e