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Some Recent Coffee Links

Here’s a few tidbits that crossed my monitor lately… Enjoy!

 

http://www.perfectdailygrind.com/2016/08/farm-can-adopt-coffee-tree/

Adopt a coffee tree! (Perfect Daily Grind)

http://sprudge.com/coffee-lovers-guide-las-vegas-105791.html

Las Vegas Coffee Guide (Sprudge) Missing some of my favorites…

http://www.perfectdailygrind.com/2016/09/producer-interview-direct-trade-two-way-street/

On Direct Trade (Perfect Daily Grind)

http://dailycoffeenews.com/2016/08/30/following-groundbreaking-development-burmese-coffee-arrives-on-us-soil/

Burmese coffee arrives in the US (Roast Magazine)

http://www.news.com.au/national/breaking-news/doctors-warn-against-asskicker-coffee/news-story/1193856e931f303325bf9c8a5ada91ac

Doctors Warn Against Asskicker Coffee – 80 Times the Caffeine: Wow!

http://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2016/9/2/12769614/sony-home-robot-xperia-agent-ifa-2016

Sony’s Coffee Ordering Robot (The Verge)

http://www.agrimoney.com/news/coffee-futures-jump-as-export-tumble-fuels-supply-fears–9891.html

Coffee Prices are rising, and expected to rise more in coming weeks

http://www.nation.co.ke/news/direct-selling-overseas-help-farmers-get-high-income/1056-3362306-l3wrqd/

Selling coffee directly increases farmers’ income (Nation)

Coffee Links Roundup 2/16

I sign up for email lists all over the coffee world, and also try to spot other articles when I can. To me, it’s always useful to know what others are doing, particularly in the realm of ethical sourcing for coffee. Here’s a few links of interest that I’ve come across recently. Enjoy!

Roast Magazine:

From Oaxaca to Oakland, Proyecto Diaz Offers the Promise of Progress

Young Roastery Makes Clutch Donation to Portland’s Transitioning Homeless

Two Hands Coffee in Austin Gives Farmers a Leg Up

 

CoffeeTalk:

What the Future for Coffee Could Be

 

CoffeeLands Blog:

Policy influence as a pathway to impact

 

Sprudge:

The 2016 World Aeropress Championship is popping off

 

Perfect Daily Grind:

Diversification in Specialty Coffee Farming: The Agricultural & Economic Case

 

2016 New Year’s Coffee Links

Happy New Year 2016! We start a new year, a little fresher, perhaps reminiscent. Wherever we are today, one thing is for sure: last year is over. Welcome New Year, and may it bring the best to all of us.

I’ve been able to do some reading over the holidays in between family, and odd bits of work that cropped up. Here are some that I feel worthy of your attention:

Ethical Coffee

Modern Slavery in the Coffeelands

This eight part series by Michael Sheridan investigates Brazils efforts to reduce slavery in agriculture. A must read.

Three Reasons Why You Should Drink Direct Market Coffee From the vault…

Equity for Coffee Farmers via Fortune

Odds & Ends

A Photo Journey to La Revancha Estate

A Coffee Bar Recording Studio in Brooklyn Via Sprudge: A Coffee Loving Musicians dream studio

Dating a Coffee Lover 5 Things You Need to Know Lots of good info on what makes your coffee loving significant other tick. Via: Perfect Daily Grind

The Rise of the Robot Barista: Fact or Fiction

Ports of Long Beach & Los Angeles Seek Expanded Latin Trade

Coffee crisis to hit within three years as finer tastes lead to shortage

Best wishes for a truly happy and prosperous 2016!

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