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The Rumors Are True

Our bags and website are getting a fresh look. And it's all thanks to, Tyler N. Ford. Remember him? He takes his job seriously and works diligently at whatever it is our tiny squad needed, from cleaning the floors to packaging coffee. If you've followed us on Instagram you may have seen photos of his meticulous packaging. He even pre-labled bags prior to taking paternity leave because like us, he believes details matter.

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The Rumors Are True

Our bags and website are getting a fresh look. And it's all thanks to, Tyler N. Ford. Remember him? He takes his job seriously and works diligently at whatever it is our tiny squad needed, from cleaning the floors to packaging coffee. If you've followed us on Instagram you may have seen photos of his meticulous packaging. He even pre-labled bags prior to taking paternity leave because like us, he believes details matter.

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Palate Training Methods: Smell and Memory


I (Amyie) must admit that enjoying coffee as it is and identifying specific flavors from the tasters wheel has been a process for me. I began as a caffeine addict, but Daniel's meticulous roasting has opened my eyes to the craft of coffee and I fell in love with its intricacies.

In order for me to appreciate coffee, I've learn to take small sips. More importantly to allow sipping coffee to awaken memories from long ago that I eventually trace to a taste note. It's quirky, but founded on the principle of smell...

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Sustainable Coffee (Part 2)

After scouring the world wide web for reports and write ups from the recent World Coffee Conference in Ethiopia, I finally found some! I will post all the links I found at the bottom of this post, in case you want to take the time to read up about it for yourself.

The main sentiment I have about a coffee sustainability movement at this point is that it grows at the pace of a newly planted Arabica coffee tree (meaning that it won't happen overnight) and it will take a whole 'village' to see its success. Every player in the...

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Sustainable Coffee

In just a few days, the 4th World Coffee Conference will be happening in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Stakeholders in the coffee sector are convening to discuss issues and solutions that will shape the future of the coffee industry. Back in December 2015, Conservation International set out the ambitious call “to make coffee the first sustainable agricultural product in the world”. Working groups with representatives from major coffee companies and organizations have been working together to define and develop a common sustainability framework. Their initial definitions and plans are going to be announced at the conference.


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