Many of us fantasize about quitting our job, throwing a bag in the back of a truck, and café-crawling our way around the country. Josh Littlefield is actually doing it. The former New York-based barista is spending the next year sipping his way around the 48 contiguous states, and he’s got a website to prove it. We got a chance […]
A few months ago, in the offices of Anacafé in Guatemala City, the II Cumbre de la Roya was held, 2 years after the initial meeting. The objective of the meeting was to take stock of what has happened since the first meeting and to see how the Central American coffee sector was recovering from […]
Coffee industry has many great minds contributing to its evolvement and we appreciate hearing different opinions and ideas about how the industry will further progress. This article will introduce you …
One of the most basic barista tasks is also the hardest to master. Over the course of a shift, a typical barista will pull hundreds of shots of espresso. In order to pull a decent shot, the barista must evenly distribute the ground coffee in the portafilter and compress the grounds with a nice, level tamp. It sounds simple enough, […]
On this episode we’ve bellied up to the slow bar for a rapid-fire chat about the science of coffee with Maxwell Mooney from Spotted Cow Coffee in Mill Creek, WA. We’re getting back to brass tacks about the nerdier points of extraction, ratios, batch sizes, roast levels, agitation, water temperature and much, much more.
Marley Coffee is proud to welcome the Arizona region to its distribution family! Albertsons stores will carry four Marley Coffee roasts in both 8oz bags and RealCup® single serve capsules, which are compatible with most Keurig® K-Cup® machines. The capsules…
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The pine forest (or Pine Fore in Creole) is an enchanting place. One that holds positive memories of our travels to Haiti. There is a peace one experiences when surrounded by these 100 foot pine trees as you hike through the forest. Occasionally you reach a bluff where you can look out over the rolling hills, and see farms below you in the distance. The majesty of it all is […]