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  • So where exactly is coffee grown?

    Coffee can only grow in particular places that offer specific growing conditions.  Warm places with plenty of rain and humidity, and soil rich with...
  • The Swiss Water Process of decaffeination.

     All of our delicious decafs have been decaffeinated by the Swiss Water Process, but what is that?  Have you ever wondered how Swiss Water® process...
  • Tulips, swans, and hearts, oh my!

    How to choose a pitcher to practice your latte art. Picture this… you stroll into your favorite coffee shop, vibey music playing in the background....
  • Coffee, diterpenes, and your health

    Did you know that your coffee could be hurting or helping your health? Brewed coffee contains diterpenes, which are lipids that can raise LDL chole...
  • What is Bullet Proof Coffee?

    Have you heard of Bulletproof Coffee?  Believe it or not, I first heard of it when watching a Hawaii 5-0 episode. The scene plays out like this…Cha...
  • How to detox from caffeine.

    Let’s talk about a caffeine detox. There are several reasons why you might want to do consider this. Your response to caffeine has changed (you ne...
  • The many benefits of limiting or avoiding caffeine

    It’s a new year and no doubt you have some “new year resolutions”.  We like to call them goals instead.  😊 We bet improving your health is one of t...
  • The lore of Ethiopian coffee and the traditional coffee ceremony

    The Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony is steeped in tradition and history and begins with the story of how coffee was discovered in Ethiopia.  The legend g...
  • Tres Leches Coffee Drink

    Cinco de Mayo is coming up.   Celebrate with this DELICIOUS Mexican coffee beverage known as TRES LECHES, which means "Three milks". 2-3 Tablespoo...
  • How I came to drink decaf (and be a predominantly decaf coffee roaster)

    Believe it or not, I haven’t always loved coffee - gasp!  I bet you wouldn’t expect that from a coffee roaster.  I began drinking coffee in college...
  • Irish Coffee

    It's said that everyone is Irish on March 17th, which marks the death of St. Patrick, the man who brought Christianity to Ireland.  Today, St. Patr...
  • How to make Simple Syrups to Flavor Your Coffee

    Flavored lattes are such a treat. What is your favorite?  Traditional vanilla? Or maybe a raspberry mocha?  Have you ever tried a lavender latte?  ...