Tag: Coffee Sourcing

Winter Arrivals

Season’s Greetings, Folks! As you’re gearing up for the festive season, we’ve rounded up a few tasty year-end releases fresh off the roaster! We’ve debuted our first-ever Java coffee, a 100% Bourbon stunner from Kageyo, and a singular Papuan microlot: Indonesia Java, Cempaka Mulya Village It’s been said that Java is one of the most… Read more »

Dispatches: South Pacific

The South Pacific is a truly wondrous part of the world. Traveling throughout it for any reason is a treat, and that pleasure was ours on our most recent sourcing trip traversing Java, East Timor, Bali and Papua New Guinea. Our first stop was Java, an island in Indonesia situated between Sumatra to the west… Read more »

Dispatches: Guatemala, Nicaragua & Honduras

The last month has been filled with a lot of travel throughout coffee-producing regions of Central America. With each new year, we pack our bags and embark on a multi-country trip to visit the producers that fill our mugs each year come late spring into the summer. It’s a lovely time of year spent visiting… Read more »

Dispatches: Colombia

We’ve recently returned from a string of amazing sourcing trips—Rwanda, Ecuador, Nicaragua, El Salvador, and, most recently, Colombia. Colombia was one of the first countries we ever visited, and each time we return we’re reminded of what made that first visit so special. Colombia, aside from being ruggedly gorgeous and wildly exciting to travel in,… Read more »

Dispatches: Rwanda

Our sourcing trips are all special, in various and truly unique ways. Some are remarkably difficult, but rewarding. Some are complicated and frustrating, but leave us with the true sense that our work is valuable and worthwhile as we cup a coffee that blows us away. Our most recent visit to Rwanda, which we’ve just… Read more »

Vice / Munchies: Chasing Coffee in Ethiopia

Our first in a multi-part series has gone live at Vice / Munchies. The first stories will focus on our sourcing efforts in Ethiopia, as our green buying team careens through stunning East African landscapes in search of some of the world’s finest coffee. We’re thrilled to be working with a trailblazing organization such as Vice and hope you enjoy… Read more »

Dispatches: Honduras

We’ve spent the last few days winding our way through Honduras with the most kind and sweet people. We visited with Jeovany, on his beautiful estate, Finca Baide. We cupped some of his most recently harvested coffees and hung out with his stylishly coiffed son, Danny. We had the chance to visit with the ever… Read more »

Dispatches: Guatemala & El Salvador

We spent the last two weeks in El Salvador and Guatemala, two countries we’ve enjoyed thoroughly on past trips, and to which we were excited to return. El Salvador In El Salvador we visited Finca California, a small farm we purchased about 15-bags of coffee from last year, hoping to discuss their farm’s organization and… Read more »