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Chiripio and Our Newest El Salvador Pacamara

We've just brought in a direct trade coffee through Topeca up in Tulsa, OK. This is something we've been wanting to do for a long time because relationships are important to us. So we aim for the most direct route possible when it comes to sourcing our coffee! This will just a short post to share with you a little about the farmer behind our newest coffee.

In Spanish "chiripio" is a wild bird, and only few earn the right to be called by it. Finca Santa Julia: farmed by Alfredo Alvarez Valdes - aka: "Chiripio".


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Community. Passion. Justice

Many of you may have seen the three words: Community. Passion. Justice on our packaging and info cards. They are the foundation of our coffee roastery and here's a little synopsis on why:

Community

These are a few of the primary venues that have hosted us during local art walks. 2ndfridaynorman.com includes a list of the venues for which we've made coffee cocktails or set up or espresso bar. In years past, we've also set up at Paseo and Plaza district in OKC.

When we first set out to roast...

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Coffee Shuttle Deliveries!

As many of you know, in an effort to connect with the community we've been offering free coffee deliveries ever since we started Mariposa in 2009. That is why we're excited to introduce our newest coffee delivery method - our coffee shuttle! Weather permitting, you will see Tyler zooming around town on the shuttle dropping off orders of our artisanally roasted coffee.

We have a challenge for you: If you see Tyler zooming around town, be sure to take a picture of him, tag @mariposacoffee and hashtag #mariposacoffeeshuttle on Twitter, Facebook, and/or Instagram. The first person to spot and tag...

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Thanks for Choosing Us

Oklahoma coffee culture is booming, there's no doubt about it. We're excited that Oklahoma is on the map for independent craft coffee! Not only is coffee from our state recognized in other states, we've even been a part of that invitation to have our coffee guested.

Here is what we've been up to and what you can continue to expect from Mariposa:

  • We're still roasting small batch coffee in our locally produced US Roaster Corp roaster from Oklahoma City. We're going to take it one step further with a mobile coffee truck that will be serving great espressos and...

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