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Two Linked Fates: How Bees Play a Role in Coffee Growth and Sustainability

Posted by Julia Hettiger

Fri, May, 10, 2019 @ 14:05 PM

If you’re like us, you’ve probably seen hundreds, if not thousands of different kinds of “Save the Bees!” campaigns. Whether on social media, TV, or in person, people have been using their voices to help spread the word about the importance of bees, how they help the environment, and the current danger they are facing of possibly going extinct.

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Topics: education, coffee, sustainability

Cà Phê Roasters is Helping Revitalize Philadelphia's Kensington Neighborhood with Vietnamese Coffee

Posted by The San Franciscan Roaster Co.

Wed, Apr, 24, 2019 @ 14:04 PM

 

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Topics: SF6, woman roaster, small batch coffee roaster, she's the roaster, coffee culture, coffee drinks

Where Some of Our Favorite Drinks Originate From

Posted by Jacqueline Gutierrez

Fri, Mar, 22, 2019 @ 12:03 PM

While here in the United States, we’ve adapted countless variations for creating and consuming different coffee drinks, we often don’t realize the contradictions we make when we substitute an ingredient or two or switch up the container for drinking thus changing the entire experience. For that reason, it’s well worth exploring the origins of some of our favorite drinks and how they relate to its birthplace’s culture, identity, and ritual.        

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Topics: coffee culture, coffee drinks, Espresso Romano, Gibraltar, Frappé, Cortado, Flat White

From Coffee Farm to Coffee House: The San Franciscan Roaster's Love of the Journey

Posted by Maria Gomez

Thu, Mar, 21, 2019 @ 14:03 PM

 

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Topics: coffee roasting, art of roasting, history of coffee roasting, direct trade, coffee culture

From the First Coffee Bean to the Vanilla Latte: Coffee’s Long, Global History

Posted by Julia Hettiger

Fri, Mar, 01, 2019 @ 14:03 PM

Coffee is as universal as the air we breathe. From South America to Asia back to Europe and Africa, coffee is consumed all over the world. It’s one of the most popular drinks on the market and has been for hundreds and hundreds of years. While coffee may have been around a lot longer than researchers can prove, its earliest known use was in the 15th century in Yemen, in the Sufi Monasteries. From there, the consumption of coffee can be traced in many countries throughout history.

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Topics: International, education, coffee, coffee roasting, history of coffee roasting