29 Apr '14, 1pm

blogged: Delivering on Fresh @barismobike

blogged: Delivering on Fresh @barismobike

bike.barismo.com 's Jackie Coolican, manager of barismo's coffee shipments and (literally) the driving force behind our cargo bike system. bike.barismo is the driving force behind our local coffee supply chain. The majority of the coffee we roast is provided to our partners via cargo bicycle for next day delivery. Our approach (although maybe not too common in the Boston community yet!) allows us to connect with our partners in person on a weekly basis. Face-to-face interactions let us build and maintain close relationships with the coffee people we know, community we live in, and bike the neighborhoods we love. This unique delivery model allows us to focus on local employment. Instead of recruiting big businesses like a FedEx or UPS to do our delivering for us, we see a new possibility the community has provided us. In addition to that, another perk is the reduced carbon ...

Full article: http://blog.barismo.com/2014/04/delivering-on-fresh-baris...

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Fresh Lava Arrives at Ubinas Volcano #NASA

Fresh Lava Arrives at Ubinas Volcano #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 29 Apr '14, 8pm

Despite a recent decline in earthquakes, Ubinas Volcano erupted an ash plume on April 28, 2014. The Advanced Spaceborne Th...