Journal

We spend as much time as possible working with our growers around the world. See what we’ve been up to recently below.

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Coffee cupping with Sam and Coto

October 20, 2018

Here we are in Guatemala with our dear friends Sam and Coto at a coffee cupping. Sort of like a wine tasting; we do a light roast on the beans (which is why the coffee looks almost like tea in the photo) to expose any possible defects. We swirl it around in the cup, smell… Read more »

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Augusta drying her coffee

October 10, 2018

Augusta, drying her coffee on natural granite stone. Look closely and you’ll see a monkey carving, said to be 4,000 years old!

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Augusta Caldarone

October 1, 2018

The fascinating thing about our production in Colaya is that everything is done by hand, so there is considerably less wastewater (typically, water waste is one of the biggest challenges in coffee production). In this photo, I was sitting with the team in Colaya (all Quechua natives, a detail I’ll get back to in a… Read more »

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