Archive for March, 2011

Brazil Pedra Redonda

We are excited about the arrival of the semi-washed Brazil Pedra Redonda. Grown at 1300 meters in the Araponga, Minas Gerais, this pulp natural or “honey” process coffee is mild, heavy and sweet. The subtle fruit notes of strawberry and tomato are followed by a long lasting milky finish. A week ago, we all gathered Read more

Olympia’s South Sound Green Tour

We are proud to be featured as a stop on this year’s South Sound Green Tour. The South Sound Green Tour is a self-guided tour of eco-friendly buildings and homes in Olympia, Washington. The tour will take place this April 16th-17th, so come out and learn the latest money-saving and earth-friendly ways to build, landscape, Read more

African Coffee History and Tasting

Jason Dominy at the Michael Carlos Museum, Emory University. Chandler Rentz and I recently had the opportunity to lead an African Coffee History and Tasting at the Michael Carlos Museum at Emory University, here in Atlanta. I led the attendees through a history of coffee in Africa, the impact Africa has on the coffee market Read more

NWRBC 2011

This year’s Northwest Regional Barista Competition was at the Tacoma Convention Center and the competition was fierce (the top two competitors were only a half a point apart!). I had the….