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Black Gold: A Discussion of the Coffee Industry

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Join WUD Cuisine, WUD Film, and the founder of Just Coffee and Monkeywrench Sustainable Coffee Consulting, Matt Earley, on Tuesday, October 13th for an interactive panel discussion surrounding the documentary Black Gold, the Ethiopian coffee trade, and sustainability within the coffee industry.

The film Black Gold will be available for UW students to stream for free through Kanopy.

Kanopy link: https://wisc.kanopy.com/video/black-gold-0

For any students who may not know how to access Kanopy, follow the instructions here: https://www.instagram.com/p/CF0oWc9DrRf/?igshid=9eo8wolxm0b4


About Matt Earley:

Matt Earley is the co-founder and a former worker/owner of Just Coffee Cooperative where he helped lead the company for nineteen years. He is the founder and head consultant Monkeywrench Consulting where he works with coffee companies and other businesses to maximize their social impact and environmental sustainability. Matt holds a BA in Anthropology from the University of Kentucky and a MA in Latin American Studies from the UW-Madison. In 2018 he received the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Association's "Leadership in Sustainable Small Business" Award. When not working with mission-based companies or with coffee farmers far from home, Matt enjoys playing music in one of his bands, hanging out with his family, and hiking around in the woods with his big old dog.

Submit questions you'd like to ask Matt ahead of time here: https://forms.gle/S8Xj6CZo8Yyt59DX6

Zoom Link: https://uwmadison.zoom.us/j/97540243083?pwd=bVgxUnJZN1BlVW0wUWI3LzFrY2RlQT09

Passcode: BlackGold!

We hope to see you there! 

These free events are intended for UW-Madison students, faculty, staff and Union members and guests.


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