27 Mar '15, 1am

Join @toddcarmichael and taste rare #Yemen coffee at the @LaColombeCoffee cafe in D.C. @SpecialtyCoffee…

Join @toddcarmichael and taste rare #Yemen coffee at the @LaColombeCoffee cafe in D.C. @SpecialtyCoffee…

Join us for a very special coffee cupping event with La Colombe co-founder and host of Travel Channel’s Dangerous Grounds, Todd Carmichael, to learn and taste specialty coffee from Yemen. Special guests in attendance will describe how the coffee beans arrived from the Middle East to La Colombe Coffee Roasters via a program called the Competitive Agriculture Systems for High Value Crops (CASH). Committed to coffee development activity in Yemen to create food security and promote peace, The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is supporting the people of Yemen through CASH. Implemented through Land O' Lakes with coffee sector assistance from The Coffee Quality Institute (CQI), the program increases the value of Yemen's coffee sector with a sustainable supply of high-quality coffee. Higher-price premiums paid to Yemen's coffee farmers—resulting from CASH’s activi...

Full article: http://lacolombe.com/yemencoffee

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