28 Jun '16, 2pm

Counter Culture Coffee Transparency Report

We take a unique approach to buying coffee at Counter Culture. In general, we make detailed contracts with each of our partners before their harvest even begins, a process requires a lot of planning and communication. Working together, we set specific goals and projects for that harvest, which include things like processing experiments, lot separations, and target bean-moisture levels. Going forward, we'll be adding sustainability aspects to these goals, as well. In contrast to selecting which coffees to buy while visiting origin, this planning process gives both our partners and us added predictability, the ability to plan financially, and the freedom to experiment. As reflected in the Stories section below, things don't always go according to plan, but working through those hiccups is what good partnership is all about. The information included in this year's report is a...

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