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Our Common Cause, Uttam’s Place (& a Mug Design Contest!)

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For our last quarter of 2016, we’ve partnered with Uttam’s Place in Dhaka, Bangladesh, a tutoring center for girls who live in extreme poverty. We’ve written about Uttam’s Place and our visit there in this blog post here, a little while ago. Uttam’s Place employs a long term holistic approach that focuses on extracting girls from physical and […]

Brew Guide: Chemex

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Not only is the Chemex easy on the eyes, it also produces a delicious cup. This iconic brew method was designed in 1941 and has made appearances in the MOMA design collection, many countertops across the world, and the hit sitcom Friends. What sets the Chemex apart is its delicate, tea-like flavor. What you will […]

Autumn Bliss is Back!

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We wait for it all the year long – Autumn Bliss is back on our shelves and in our cups and available for purchase here. With hints of pumpkin, apple, cinnamon & mulled spices, it’s the perfect welcome to fall!

Brew Guide: V60

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The Hario v60 is for the brewer who wants complete control over the extraction of their coffee. The filter used is thinner than most, allowing more of the solubles and oils from the coffee through, creating a velvety cup with a punch. V60’s bring out the bright fruity notes so Kenyan, Costa Rican, and Ethiopian […]

The Himachal Project, Part II: Monsoon Malabar

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India is a truly unique country when it comes to coffee. Not only are they leading the world in shade-grown cultivation, they are also home to a process called monsooning. Monsoon Malabar is the name of a coffee that has went through a weathering process during the monsoon season months of May through September. It […]

The Himachal Project, Part I: Environmental Benefits of Growing Coffee in India

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Our common cause for April & May is the Himachal Project: Growing Coffee in the Foothills of the Himalayas. We’ll be working with partners in Mussoorie, India to build a greenhouse that will incubate coffee plants to distribute to farmers. We’re excited about growing coffee in India for many reasons: its unique profile & origin, economic benefits, […]

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