29 Jan '13, 12am

Ithaca, NY based @GimmeCoffee takes an anti #fracking stance with "Fractivist" blend \ #twithaca

In coffee and tea, the names bestowed upon individual blends and roasts typically reference flavors or producers. But Ithaca, N.Y.-based Gimme Coffee recently rolled out a coffee with a moniker that instead plays up politics—and the company’s environmentalist position. The offering is the Fractivist Blend , and Gimme CEO Kevin Cuddeback says it was launched with the goal of raising consumer awareness of the push energy companies are currently making to open up sections of New York state to hydraulic fracturing (a process in which drilling operations use water, chemicals and pressure to extract natural gas from shale rock far underground). The Fractivist Blend is currently being served in Gimme’s six retail locations (three in New York City, three around Ithaca), and $2 from the sale of bags of the beans is being donated to groups opposing the fracking movement in New York....

Full article: http://www.freshcup.com/featured-article.php?id=183#.UQcW...

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