What started as a fascination with coffee, turned into a journey revealing the beautiful, harsh, and captivating intricacies of the human experience.
The Connected Cup weaves a journey from the Sahara desert to Africa’s highest peak, amongst the bustling cities of Italy to the wild coffee forests of Ethiopia, from the Costa Rican cloud forests to Japan’s serene tea farms, sharing coffee from a VW van in Colorado to a pot of chai on the streets of India, and culminating these connections amidst a matriarchal village in Kenya. A narrative that incorporates interviews, revelations, and musings from people in 9 languages throughout; proving that we all speak the language of sharing a coffee or tea together. Journalist Brooke Bierhaus proves her hypothesis: We are all connected through a common cup.
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