“Coffee is America’s most beloved beverage – and for good reason,” said Bill Murray, NCA President and CEO (shown here). “New consumer values have changed the game for coffee. But the industry is adapting – and thriving – by embracing innovation and transparency.” From sustainability to wellness, these realigned priorities mean that consumers are paying more attention to what’s in their cup than ever before.


Upcoming Coffee Events

Global Specialty Coffee Expo April 11-14, 2019 Boston, MA – Link here.

Moscow Coffee Festival Moscow, Russia April 19-21 Link here. (in Russian!)

Vietnam International Cafe Show May 2-4 Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam – Link here.

European Coffee Expo London, UK May 21-22 Link here.

World of Coffee Berlin June 8-10, 2019 Berlin, Germany Link here.


Ah, Saturdays…

It’s Saturday. It’s been a nice week with warmer temperatures & everything is starting to green up around the valley.

There’s nothing like coffee on a Saturday morning…

ht: Ace

Never Start the Day Without Coffee

Saturday, and it’s sunny today. Still some lingering snow in the mountains, but supposed to be in the 70s by the end of next week. Meanwhile, make sure to get enough of the saving beverage, or bad things could happen…

Happy New Year!

Best wishes for a wonderful 2019. May all of your aspirations be realized, and may you be blessed with good health and happiness.

Thanks to all who have enjoyed our coffees. You’re our heroes!


Don’t Throw Out Those Used Coffee Grounds

Many folks can’t get by without that cup of morning joe. But when you’re done brewing, don’t toss those coffee grounds — they can be as useful as the brew itself.

Plants love coffee as much as you do. Coffee grounds can be used as a productive fertilizer because it adds nitrogen, potassium and a dash of magnesium to the soil. The consistency of coffee grounds is also handy for soil health.

Full article from the Bangor Daily News here.

Coffee Cherries – Cenfrocafe

Holiday Hours 2018

Geez, this year flew by & here we are again at the holidays. Thanksgiving was nice, and soon it will be Christmas and a New Year. Our thanks to all who have made A Little Further South Coffee a going concern.

We will accept orders until the end of the day on Sunday December 9th. All holiday orders will be roasted and shipped on December 10th via USPS Priority mail. Green coffee orders will ship as received. Any roasted orders will ship as received until December 6th, when we’ll hold orders for the roasting and shipping on the 10th. The online store will then be closed until we return in early January. Peace and Good Will towards all; have a blessed holiday season. We’ll be sure to post pictures from the Plaza de Armas in Lima, and the Nativity Scene in Tarapoto as well. Salud!

A Christmas toast