Archive for the ‘Sustainability’ Category
It is difficult to talk about Rwandan coffee without talking about the tragedies from which the coffee farming sector in that country recovered. Many coffee growing communities were decimated during the genocide 20 years ago and coffee farms were abandoned. Then, just when coffee growers were starting to rebuild and reestablish their farms and mills, Read more
Many roasters use the term “direct trade” to describe some or all of the green coffee they purchase for roasting, and there are numerous definitions of direct trade among roasters. At Batdorf & Bronson we use the term “Relationship Coffee” to describe not only the obvious, that we know the farmer personally and have visited Read more
Help us design our team’s t-shirt for this year’s Bicycle Commuter Contest and you could win a three-month coffee subscription!
Batdorf & Bronson Podcast: Relationship Coffee Download: Batdorf and Bronson Podcast: Relationship Coffee (4.4 mb) Bob Benck, Batdorf & Bronson’s Green Coffee Buyer discusses the ways Relationship Coffee connects producers to consumers and consumers to coffee’s supply chain. Central America’s harvest is underway and Bob recently returned from Finca El Valle in Antigua, Read more
Today, I had the opportunity to be this week’s Chef Demo at the very popular Peachtree Rd. Farmers Market. At first, it was incredibly intimidated, I mean, looking at the calendar, I’m slotted between two of my favorite chefs, and two of Atlanta’s best chefs, Chef Kevin Gillespie from Woodfire Grill, and Chef Steven Satterfield Read more
As you may already know, Batdorf & Bronson Coffee Roasters was America’s first 100% green-powered coffee roaster. Our earth conscientiousness does not end there. We are proud to share with our consumers how important our planet is to us and that our actions prove our passion.