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  • What Is Fair-Trade Coffee, Exactly?
    August 6, 2018 Colleen Callahan

    What Is Fair-Trade Coffee, Exactly?

    There are quite a few descriptors for coffees these days—blended, flavored, organic, single-origin, micro-lot, and fair-trade are the most common. But aside from the obvious labels, what do these mean? We’ll take a look at the different labels starting this...

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  • July 30, 2015

    Your Coffee Import: Spotlight on Ethiopia

    You probably wouldn’t argue that you love your coffee, and can’t imagine how you ever lived without it. But as you savor each and every sip, do you ever think about where your coffee came from, aside from your coffee pot? Where did coffee itself really get its start? Legend has it, that coffee has its true roots in the highlands of Ethiopia, and coffee trees have since been growing for centuries, even now.
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  • September 17, 2012

    Kenya AA Coffee

    When you think of Kenya, you undoubtedly imagine an African safari full of giraffes, zebras, lions, and more.  You think of the exotic, the wild, the beautiful.  And while Kenya has rightly earned a reputation for this, the country has...

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  • August 2, 2012

    The 2012 Coffees of the Year

    If you're a coffee lover, chances are you've asked yourself, "what's the best coffee in the world?"  You've probably also wondered, "how do I get my hands on some?"  Luckily, we can answer both questions for you! The Roasters' Guild,...

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