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The DCN Guide to Online Coffee Events: June 2-8

DCN Online Events June

Welcome to DCN’s weekly roundup of coffee events! Hosting an online event that’s free or nearly free to attend? Let us know here.

Due to an overwhelming number of requests and our desire to keep the calendar inclusive but not promotional, recurring home brewing tutorials or other daily digital hangs sponsored by individual coffee companies have been removed from the calendar.

Daily

Coffee Break: A Virtual Cafe to Support Local Coffee Through the Coronavirus

  • Host: Multiple meetups/locations
  • Day/Time: Daily at various times depending on region
  • Register/Information: Coffee Break Website
  • Description: COFFEE BREAK’S mission is to bring people together from all walks of life to support their local cafes and coffee companies during this challenging time. Do you buy coffee? Do you have a favorite local cafe you go to multiple times a week? Then this is for you. Come meet up with your favorite baristas and friends, drink homemade coffee, talk with one another and if you can, donate a few dollars and/or buy coffee and merchandise online.

Talk Story with Pacific Coffee Research

  • Host: Pacific Coffee Research
  • Day/Time: Every Monday and Friday in May and June at 10 a.m. HST/ 1 p.m. PDT / 4 p.m. EDT
  • Register/Information: PCR Coffee Instagram
  • Description: Throughout the months of May and June, Pacific Coffee Research is hosting a Talk Story series via Instagram Live. We’re inviting friends and colleagues from around the Hawaiian islands and nation to sit down with us (virtually) to simply have a conversation. We’re going to talk about coffee, life, projects, and anything the conversation brings up. This is our opportunity to reconnect with folks online who we’d normally see in person on a pretty regular basis! Guests will include coffee producers, roasters, traders, scientists, engineers, families, and all around wonderful people.

Tuesday, June 2

Innovation in Coffee Communities

  • Host: Coffee Kids and Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung
  • Time: 12 p.m. Eastern (U.S. and Canada)
  • Register/Information: Webinar #3: Innovation in Coffee Communities: Building resiliency in the face of a changing climate
  • Description: The effects of climate change can be devastating to coffee production, forcing farmers to adapt quickly in the face of fluctuating precipitation levels, temperature patterns, and increasing incidences of pests and diseases. Through our global climate programs, we develop innovative techniques that give farmers the tools to do just that – protecting the yields of their farms today while positioning themselves for future success. Join us for a demonstration to explore how farming families on the front lines of the climate crisis are becoming stewards of coffee landscapes.

Women Leading the Charge to the Next Normal

  • Host: The Foodservice Council for Women
  • Time: 1 p.m. CDT
  • Register: Event page
  • Description: The Foodservice Council of Women presents best practices of leadership, pivots, and “how-tos” from three dynamic business leaders, living, leading, and navigating their businesses into the next normal. Learn practical “how-tos” to pivot your business. Gain insights on leadership resilience and focus. Be motivated for your personal and business success. If you are looking to create your own destiny for success this high energy 60-minute investment of time will deliver returns for your next normal too! Presenters: Erin Wade, Founder and Owner, Homeroom Mac+Cheese, Oakland, CA Danielle Rosse, Founder and Owner, Ocean 234, Deerfield Beach, FL Sandy Korem, Founder and Owner, Festive Kitchen, Dallas, TX

DJ Disarray Live every Tuesday Night!

  • Host: DJ Disarray
  • Time: 7-9 p.m. Pacific
  • Register/Information: DJ Disarray
  • Description: So while this isn’t technically a coffee event, everyone loves good music, and the feller behind the turntables is none other than Ray of Unpacking Coffee and Needmore Designs fame. Tune in every week and chill out with good vibes, pleasing tunes, and good humor!
  • Notes: It’s every Tuesday from 7-9PM PDT! Until all this crap is over!!

Wednesday, June 3

Virtual Seminar COVID-19: Impact on the World Coffee Sector and Mitigation Measures

  • Host: 126th Special Session – International Coffee Council
  • Time: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. BST
  • Registration: Open to the public. Event page.
  • Description: This is an interactive Seminar including a combination of presentations and vibrant Q&As with the audience. The Seminar will include a diverse range of speakers from world-class experts, to top-representatives of international organizations, donors, multilateral development banks and leading advocates for the coffee sector.

Webinar: Certification and Retail — Sustainable Trends in Grocery

  • Host: National Coffee Association
  • Time: 1 p.m. Eastern (US)
  • Register/Information: NCA event page
  • Description: Fair Trade USA and Rainforest Alliance are joining together to offer a two-part series of webinars that will cover sustainability trends in grocery retail. This first webinar focuses on consumption and sustainability preference trends at retail, as well as providing an overview of how certifications directly partner with retailers to support impact and deliver on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) goals.

Reopening Guidance for the Restaurant Industry

  • Host: ServSafe
  • Time 12 p.m. CDT (See also June 5)
  • Register: Event link
  • Description: Please join Larry Lynch, Senior Vice President of Certification and Operations at the National Restaurant Association, and Dr. Ben Chapman, Professor, Food Safety Specialist at North Carolina State University, in an open dialogue on restaurant reopenings including direction on implementation and best practices for reopening your operation. With states reopening in different phases and with differing requirements, this webinar will share updated guidance as well as ideas of how to navigate various rules and requirements.

Thursday, June 4

Barista Yoga Every Thursday

  • Host: United Baristas, #BaristaCare
  • Time: 10:30 a.m. GMT
  • Register/Information: Event website
  • Description: #BaristaCare is connecting the coffee community for a weekly yoga session led by yoga instructor Erin, Yoga Den London

Caravela Coffee Guided Farm Tour

  • Host: Caravela Coffee
  • Time: 1 p.m. EST
  • Register/Information: Caravela Coffee Instagram @caravelacoffee
  • Description: The Caravela Relationship Building team, which is usually traveling to farms with roasters to develop close relationships between roasters and producers, continues to work from home. Now, more than ever, those relationships need to be kept alive and strong. Therefore, they are organizing a weekly live farm tour via the @caravelacoffee Instagram account on Thursdays at 1 p.m. EST.

What Comes Next For Coffee Shops & COVID-19?

  • Host: Joe
  • Time: 11 a.m. Pacific (US)
  • Register/Information: Zoom event page
  • Description: The coffee industry has been transformed during COVID-19. While some shops are finding ways to safely serve customers and achieve revenue at or near pre-COVID levels, others are just beginning to re-open or are weathering major decreases in sales. Meanwhile, permanent shifts in customer behavior and coffee shop operations are changing the landscape for years to come. To shed light on the topic, we’re bringing together industry experts with unique insight and data into how shops are successfully adapting in the short term, what new long term opportunities are already being shaped, and how owners can act now to capitalize when the dust settles on COVID-19. This discussion features three panelists with decades of experience in coffee and entrepreneurship: Dane Atkinson (CEO of Odeko), Dean Veurink (Director of Marketing at Torani), and Dan Price (Founder and CEO of Gravity Payments). The discussion will be moderated by Nick Martin (CEO of joe).

Digital AA Meeting for Coffee People

  • Time: 4 p.m. CST every Thursday
  • Register/Information: Zoom Channel 475-069-379
  • Description: Weekly digital AA meeting for coffee people. All are welcome.

Free Vinyasa Yoga for the Coffee Community (Every Thursday in June)

  • Host: Bay Area Coffee Community and Coffee Break
  • Time: 4 p.m. PST
  • Register: Link
  • Password: coffeelove
  • Description: Come and move with us! Every Thursday in June Bay Area Coffee Community and Coffee Break are hosting a free vinyasa yoga class for coffee professionals. This virtual Zoom class is one of the wellness series we’ll be doing to help the coffee community to stay mindful and grounded in these times. Lauren Marmol is a San Francisco-based yoga teacher, whose mission is to make yoga spaces inclusive and accessible to all. Lauren currently teaches virtual classes that are invigorating and intuitive, her cues are designed to take you out of your head and into your body.

Friday, June 5

Reopening Guidance for the Restaurant Industry

  • Host: ServSafe
  • Time 9:30 a.m. CDT (See also June 3)
  • Register: Event link
  • Description: Please join Larry Lynch, Senior Vice President of Certification and Operations at the National Restaurant Association, and Dr. Ben Chapman, Professor, Food Safety Specialist at North Carolina State University, in an open dialogue on restaurant reopenings including direction on implementation and best practices for reopening your operation. With states reopening in different phases and with differing requirements, this webinar will share updated guidance as well as ideas of how to navigate various rules and requirements.

Monday, June 8

Boot Coffee Weekly Webinar

  • Host: Boot Coffee
  • Time: 9 a.m. PDT every Monday
  • Register/Information: coffeecampus.com/blog
  • Description: Weekly discussion with coffee experts working in various disciplines from farming to exporting/importing, roasting, and retailers. Open and transparent communication is essential right now. Join Boot Coffee for constructive and creative discussions exploring ways the coffee community continues to evolve and adapt and strategize.

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