25 Nov '15, 5pm

Great coffee requires great skill. Read more: https://t.co/8MzxYNRQtW https://t.co/QtQ9fYaxIV

Our industry requires a product that’s something more than a commodity, yet we base the fundamental economics of our industry on market prices that routinely dip below cost of specialty production. Producing great coffee requires careful year-round attention to pruning and soil and shade management, work that climaxes with the harvest. When market prices are low (at or below the cost of production) corners must be cut, and they routinely are. The Central American leaf rust outbreak of 2012/2013 not only made it clear that the threat of climate change is real, but also exposed large-scale deficits in soil management, plant health, and farm renovation. Read another
way, leaf rust has shown us how little farmers have been able to reinvest in their farms over the past few decades. Given this economic picture, cost reduction is an essential business strategy for farms to achiev...

Full article: http://www.scaa.org/chronicle/2015/10/30/sustaining-an-in...

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scaa.org 23 Nov '15, 4pm

By Kassy Holmes, The Rainforest Alliance In the coastal coffee-growing region of Oaxaca, Mexico, indigenous communities, c...

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Consultant Opportunity: Sustainability Research...

scaa.org 22 Nov '15, 8am

The Sustainability Council of the SCAA is searching for a consultant to conduct research on coffee farm workers and identi...

How To Survive Thanksgiving With Coffee

sprudge.com 25 Nov '15, 4pm

Family time can be rough. And in this particular political climate, one of your uncles—the one with the truck—is sure to s...

Toffogato, The Coffee Drink To Cure All Mondays

Toffogato, The Coffee Drink To Cure All Mondays

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Toffogato, The Coffee Drink To Cure All Mondays November 23, 2015 by Zachary Carlsen It’s a blustery November Monday, just...

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French press pots come in different sizes. We like the Bodum, which we sell in a 3-cup, 8-cup and 12-cup in our online sho...

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dailycoffeenews.com 24 Nov '15, 4pm

Attorneys for Buono filed suit last week, arguing that the former Co-CEO, who helped drive business growth for the company...

Today at 3:30 p.m. at @EarthFareSAvl, we'll be brewing Iridescent. Stop by to taste this delicious holiday coffee!

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counterculturecoffee.com 23 Nov '15, 4pm

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Holiday Blend: a favorite holiday coffee tradit...

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In the last 24 years, we've created 24 different Holiday Blends, and our customers have rejoiced in all of them, knock on ...

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Beyond Paris, Specialty Coffee Takes Hold Across France @sprudge

Beyond Paris, Specialty Coffee Takes Hold Acros...

sprudge.com 22 Nov '15, 6pm

Given the capital city’s influence, there’s no denying that Parisian roasters have helped to facilitate the growth of spec...

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stumptowncoffee.com 22 Nov '15, 1am

M.F.K. Fisher is known for her lifelong love of food and drink, and considered eating and drinking well to be one of the g...