CHARLOTTE – S&D Coffee and Tea of Concord, a top national foodservice roaster and ice tea provider, is sponsoring The Birth of Coffee, a words-and-photography exhibition opening Oct. 2 at Discovery Place in Uptown Charlotte.

The exhibit, which focuses on the people around the world who grow and produce coffee for over 500 million coffee drinkers worldwide, is based on the book of the same name by author Linda Rice Lorenzetti and photographer Daniel Lorenzetti.

The display runs until Jan. 7 at Discovery Place, 301 N. Tryon St.

For more information, visit www.discoveryplace.org or www.birthofcoffee.com.