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Coffee from Nicaragua

Once again, come join green buyer Bob Benck on a journey to the beautiful country of Nicaragua. This country is on the forefront of both tradition and technology and it provides us with a kaleidoscope of flavors! We will learn about the complex co-op system unique to Nicaragua that is responsible for the production of Read more

Guatemala Coffee Cupping!

Come join Green Coffee Buyer Bob Benck, on a trip to Antigua Guatemala. The colonial city of Antigua is steeped in both history and a tradition of fine coffee. The region is home to some of the most sought after specialty coffees in the world and in particular Batdorf & Bronson’s Finca El Valle. Bob Read more

A Visit with Swiss Water

Join us on October 16th for an informative session on demystifying decaffeinated coffee. This public cupping session will be led by Mike Strumpf and Jinnie Cho visiting us from Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee Company in Burnaby, British Columbia.  What is caffeine? What is the history of decaf? What are some common myths about decaf? What is Read more

Costa Rican Coffee

For our September Public Cupping, we will be led by Batdorf & Bronson’s Roaster and Retail Trainer Emily Jackson. Join us as we taste, evaluate and discuss coffees from Costa Rica. Learn how processing, varietal and terroir impact the final product. Come experience the differences between several coffees from a single origin. Featuring our very Read more