Higher Grounds Trading Co. is a Traverse City company that really puts its time, money and mindset behind their commitment to excellent, organic coffee and fair trade.

Located in the Grand Traverse Commons at the old State Hospital, Higher Grounds works to connect people “who enjoy a daily dose of fair trade and organic coffee and the amazing people who harvest the green beans.”  Watch as Jody Treter tells us about the journey to combine handcrafted coffee in Traverse City with fair trade in other parts of the world.

Be sure and watch Jody Treeter show an easy, step-by-step process to Making the Perfect Cup of Coffee, and check out Jody’s 9 Tips for a Better Brew.