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Every Cup Counts Documentary

30 August 2024 at 6:00 pm in Mornington

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The premier screening of “Every Cup Counts: A Commonfolk Story” an inspiring documentary.

Follows the journey of smallholder coffee producers on Mt Elgon, Uganda, and their unlikely connection to Commonfolk, a small coffee roastery in Mornington on the other side of the world.

Keynote Speaker: Rev Tim Costello
Panel Discussion:
 Featuring Commonfolk & The Cup That Counts co-founder Sam Keck, documentary maker Daniel Milligan, Kua co-founder Brianna Kerr, head of coffee Tommy Terlaak, and facilitated by Tahlia Fitch.

Every Cup Counts follows the story of smallholder coffee producers on Mt Elgon, Uganda, and their unlikely connection to a small coffee roastery called Commonfolk on the other side of the world. Every Cup Counts showcases how paying better, building real partnership and sharing risk is bringing hope back to the mountain. With an invitation for you to embrace the human story behind your daily cup and recognise the profound impact your choices have on the many hands that make it possible.

Through first-hand interviews and footage, discover how Commonfolk’s mission to pioneer change in the coffee industry led to the creation of Zukuka Bora Coffee Company. Witness how the partnership transcends continents and cultures, and has provided sustainable enterprise to over 1,500 smallholder farmers and their communities. With the support of Commonfolk and their charity, The Cup That Counts, Zukuka Bora has emerged as one of Uganda’s best coffee producers, pioneering new techniques to improve coffee quality, and transforming the lives of farming families in the process.

A documentary by Daniel Milligan.

Doors: at 6:00 PM for refreshments, screening starts at 7:00 PM (documentary run time 35mins)
followed by panel discussion.

Admission: Free event, but donations to The Cup That Counts are suggested and greatly appreciated.

Food & Drink: Available from 6:00 PM with all proceeds going to The Cup That Counts.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about the incredible impact your coffee choices can have and to support a worthy cause. We look forward to seeing you there!

Watch the Trailer

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