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  1. Video: Guatemala 2019 Coffee Clips

    Video: Guatemala 2019 Coffee Clips

    A few fairly low tech clips and some thoughts on coffee processing and coffee buying in Guatemala.

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  2. Podcast Episode #21 - Burundi Conversation with Alistair Sequeira - Part 1

    Podcast Episode #21 - Burundi Conversation with Alistair Sequeira - Part 1

    Part 1 of 2 - Talking about the coffee supply chain among other topics

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  3. Colombia: Early Harvest in Nariño

    Colombia: Early Harvest in Nariño

    Harvest in Nariño comes at a time that is somewhat in between the middle and main harvests of our other primary sources of Colombian coffee, namely Urrao and Caicedo in the north, and La Plata and Inzá down south.

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  4. Guatemala: Proyecto Xinabajul

    Guatemala: Proyecto Xinabajul

    For years we have thought about working in a more direct way with small-scale farmers in Guatemala, and in the 2013 harvest year this effort came to fruition.

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  5. Another Home Roaster Takes the Leap

    Another Home Roaster Takes the Leap

    Sweet Maria's customer jumps into his own coffee business

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  6. A Path to Food-Grade Cascara at the Helsar Micro-mill

    A Path to Food-Grade Cascara at the Helsar Micro-mill

    Cascara beverages are popping up everywhere these days.

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  7. Day after Day Job

    Day after Day Job

    Many home roasting enthusiasts dream of starting their own roasting businesses.

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  8. Fundamentals: Roasting Guatemalas and Washed Central American Coffees

    Fundamentals: Roasting Guatemalas and Washed Central American Coffees

    High grown washed Central American coffees are practically the control coffee when it comes to roasting, the coffees that roast just like they should.

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  9. Decaf Fundamentals - Updated 1/2017

    Decaf Fundamentals - Updated 1/2017

    When thinking about how to make an excellent decaffeinated coffee you have to first focus on the coffee before decaffeination.

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  10. Introducing the Quest M3s Drum Coffee Roaster

    Introducing the Quest M3s Drum Coffee Roaster

    The Quest M3s isn't necessarily bigger than our other home machines, but perhaps more closely resembles a production roasting experience.

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  11. Taste and Price: When Values Shift

    Taste and Price: When Values Shift

    I recently caught glimpse of this and found it very thought-provoking.

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  12. Day After Day Job Part 6

    Day After Day Job Part 6

    Part 6: Dream Machine- choosing a roaster.

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  1. Another fantastic decaf

    Another fantastic decaf

    Today we're putting up the third installment of coffees that we purchased and then sent out for decaffeination.

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  2. New Shrub Coffees

    New Shrub Coffees

    We have some new shrub offerings lined up just around the corner.

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  3. Information Society

    Information Society

    You now have access to Information Sheets on each of the coffees that you have purchased from the Shrub.

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  4. It's getting spooky in here?

    It's getting spooky in here?

    With holidays rapidly approaching I know that a lot of roasters are starting to think about special offerings.

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  5. Integrity

    Integrity

    If there are problems, we want to be sure that we address them straight away.

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  6. Two Exciting New Decafs ... (Yes, exciting decafs!)

    Two Exciting New Decafs ... (Yes, exciting decafs!)

    A month back, we sent off a few coffees to Swiss Water in Canada for decaffeination.

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  7. Shrub Comments

    Shrub Comments

    We've got a few good conversations started on some of the coffees, thanks to everyone who is participating.

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  8. Ringer

    Ringer

    Are you looking for a "ringer" coffee for a Barista Competition, or something unique for your next Barista pajama jammy jam?

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  9. Moving

    Moving

    We noticed some server issues. Down again, up again today and yesterday.

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  10. Do you want to talk about it?

    Do you want to talk about it?

    It was great cupping through all the lots last weekend in Oakland and getting the chance to have a dialogue about them and experiment with roast levels and SO espresso shots.

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  11. A long weekend of cupping: A new coffee addition!

    A long weekend of cupping: A new coffee addition!

    Chris Schooley was here for a long weekend and we did massive amounts of cupping and such.

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  12. Farm Gate Coffees

    Farm Gate Coffees

    We've gotten several requests for information about our direct trade offerings, so we've started to note in each review which coffees we sell are part of our Farm Gate pricing program.

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  13. Three new coffees: two decafs and a Panama

    Three new coffees: two decafs and a Panama

    We're excited to start getting some decafs up for sale.

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  14. Shipping Shipping Shipping

    Shipping Shipping Shipping

    The way we see it, shipping cost is our common problem. It's a drag for you, a drag for us.

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  15. Shipping rates and coffee selection

    Shipping rates and coffee selection

    I just added a further discount to our shipping rates to bring it more in line with what our discount actually is.

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  16. Order taken, order shipped

    Order taken, order shipped

    We have put a lot of work into choosing the vacuum pack material and the size of the packs.

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  17. The Coffee Shrub is in bloom

    The Coffee Shrub is in bloom

    Basically, we are set to start. The coffees are lined up and ready.

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  18. Coffee Shrub is coming

    Coffee Shrub is coming

    We're setting things up, and hope to be up and running in a couple of weeks.

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