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Tbt: Old Peru

Here’s a couple of pics sent in via Rusty Stevens taken by his father Bob Stevens sometime in the 1930’s in a trip to Peru. Thanks Rusty!  

Machu Picchu Monday

Here’s another Monday visit to the amazing Sacred Valley of Peru. If you’ve never been there, you’ll be astounded and delighted by what you see. Wandering freely are these guys:  

Tbt: Old Peru

Peru is a nation rich in minerals. Mining and related industries make approximately 15% of Peru’s GDP, so it’s a very important part of the economy. Lately with copper prices being relatively higher after lagging for years, Peru has benefitted with more mining earnings. It’s not without issues though, as the environmental standards were completely […]

CoffeeCon LA 2018

CoffeeCon 2018 Los Angeles kicked off for two days on February 3, 2018. The Consumer Coffee Festival is held in Seattle, New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles. With a varied schedule of educational events & a host of local coffee vendors, it’s always pleasing to the coffee lover. For home roasters, there were green coffee sellers, and Behmor representing home […]

Machu Picchu Monday

It’s a lovely day at the ranch. Low 70’s, and a hazy blue sky. I can handle 6 more weeks of this, but we do need rain…    

Upcoming Coffee Events

CoffeeCon, the consumer coffee festival starts on this Saturday, see below. Enjoy! CoffeeCon – The consumer coffee show February 3-4, Los Angeles Stuttgart Coffee Summit February 3-7 Amsterdam Coffee Festival March 9-11 National Coffee Association March 15-17, New Orleans Specialty Coffee Association Expo April 21-24, Seattle