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TNTNW at the Olympia Coffee House!

Ooh what fun! Last week we were thrilled to host the Thursday Night Throwdown (TNTNW) latte-art competition at the Oly coffee house. There was an excellent turnout with many competitors for the awesome prizes provided by our sponsors. Our friends over at Espresso Parts wrote an awesome summary on their blog so make sure you Read more

On the Road: Costa Rica Part Two – AFAORCA

Here is part two (read part one here) of Emma’s wonderful Costa Rica trip log. In part two Emma describes the team’s visit to the AFAORCA Cooperative during the christening of their new dry mill and joins in on the end of harvest celebrations. AFAORCA—The Co-op After we packed up our bags and loaded up Read more

On the Road: Costa Rica Part One – La Minita Estate

A small group from our Customer Service and Retail departments joined Bob on his latest visit to a few plantations in Costa Rica. They were there to learn about coffee production, harvesting, and processing at the source. One member of the party, Emma Sinclair–customer service rep. extraordinaire, maintained an excellent travel log and you can Read more

New Article: Choosing the Right Grind

Grind is one of the most critical variables in coffee brewing, and it is often overlooked at the expense of flavor. But not to worry, the awesome folks in our training and education department have been hard at work, and they have combined their knowledge into the first of a series of articles designed to Read more