Check Out Astronaut Hero Scott Kelly’s Espresso Ball Made with Pee Water

Check Out Astronaut Hero Scott Kelly’s Espresso Ball Made with Pee Water

April 22, 2015 2:16 pm

Among the incredible achievements of American astronaut, retired U.S. Navy Captain and human superhero Scott Kelly, this round coffee ball composed in part of potable […]

Why Farmworkers? Why Brazil? Because They Are Hugely Important

Why Farmworkers? Why Brazil? Because They Are Hugely Important

April 21, 2015 11:56 am

by Michael Sheridan of CRS Coffeelands Blog For the second year in a row, SCAA Executive Director Ric Rhinehart included specific reference to farmworkers in his […]

This Retail Price Index for High-End Roasted Coffee is Incredibly Interesting

This Retail Price Index for High-End Roasted Coffee is Incredibly Interesting

April 16, 2015 4:20 pm

A team at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School has been putting together a retail price index for largely directly traded, single-origin roasted coffees in the […]

What’s So Important About High-Altitude Coffee?

What’s So Important About High-Altitude Coffee?

April 8, 2015 9:06 am

A man of many interests, Shawn Steiman is foremost a coffee person. He’s the founder of Hawaii’s Daylight Mind Coffee Company, a roastery, restaurant and […]

Roasting Lupine as Coffee Substitute: An Informal How-To

Roasting Lupine as Coffee Substitute: An Informal How-To

March 31, 2015 3:49 pm

As part of a test project for HKU University of the Arts in The Netherlands involving potential food uses for sweet lupine beans, two young […]

Java Jog 2014: Where Did the Money Go?

Java Jog 2014: Where Did the Money Go?

March 27, 2015 11:45 am

Change can be difficult to perceive from 8,300 miles away, but the $35,000 raised at last year’s Java Jog for a Cause — held in conjunction […]

What Is Craft Coffee?

What Is Craft Coffee?

March 25, 2015 3:39 pm

Terminology integrity issues abound in the coffee world. Consider generic, hollow quality differentiators like “premium” or “gourmet.” Or the fuzziness associated with “direct trade.” Or […]

Sacramento’s The Trade Combines Coffee and Co-Working in Hybrid Model

Sacramento’s The Trade Combines Coffee and Co-Working in Hybrid Model

March 24, 2015 2:44 pm

At some point, we’re going to need a name for the modern coffee shop/office hybrid: the retail spaces designed for business incubation and meetings that […]

An Insider Guide to the Best Craft Coffee in Prague

An Insider Guide to the Best Craft Coffee in Prague

March 9, 2015 11:00 am

Four years ago, connoisseurs of craft coffee in Prague were likely to be envious of their peers in great European coffee cities like London, Berlin or […]

The Origin-Focused Preview of SCAA 2015 in Seattle

The Origin-Focused Preview of SCAA 2015 in Seattle

March 9, 2015 10:26 am

By Michael Sheridan of CRS Coffeelands Blog The 27th SCAA Event opens one month from today, which means it’s time for my annual SCAA preview and […]