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  1. Podcast Episode #22 - Burundi Conversation with Alistair Sequeira - Part 2

    Podcast Episode #22 - Burundi Conversation with Alistair Sequeira - Part 2

    Part 2 of 2 - Continuing the talk about the coffee supply chain and other topics

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  2. Six Under Six - July 2018

    Six Under Six - July 2018

    Six great coffees. All under six bucks.

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  3. 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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  4. Podcast Episodes 19 & 20: Kenya Coffee: Growing, Trading and Marketing

    Podcast Episodes 19 & 20: Kenya Coffee: Growing, Trading and Marketing

    A while back we had Mary Maina Manyeki visit us in Oakland, and had a great conversation about her experiences as a Kenya coffee farmer.

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  5. The New Postcard

    The New Postcard

    We are really proud of our latest postcard because it captures an aspect of one of Tom's photographic projects; shooting realistic macro photos of coffee beans.

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  6. Sweet Maria's Green Coffee Sample Sets

    Sweet Maria's Green Coffee Sample Sets

    The ultimate order-ahead-of-time-pre-holiday-non-procrastinator-thing-you-can-buy-from-us-right-now

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  7. New Macro Videos

    New Macro Videos

    An inside look at parchment coffee and Kenyan coffee grades

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  8. Kenya Coffee Grades

    Kenya Coffee Grades

    A geeky macro video of the various grades and types of Kenya coffee. Some of this information can apply to wet processed coffee elsewhere too! -Tom

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  9. Sweet Maria's Product Guide: Roasted & Green Coffee Storage

    Sweet Maria's Product Guide: Roasted & Green Coffee Storage

    ...because you gotta put it somewhere.

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  10. Sumatra Aceh Mandheling Preparation Notes

    Sumatra Aceh Mandheling Preparation Notes

    Just some quick comments on the benefits to pre-sort this lot of Sumatra before roasting

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  11. The Amazing Spider Graphs

    The Amazing Spider Graphs

    ...fighting the crime of buying bad coffee

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  12. Adios! We're Out! Hooray!

    Adios! We're Out! Hooray!

    No more Centrals, and that's a good thing.

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Coffee Cultivar Images - Page 2

Coffee Cultivar Images - Page 2

Images of coffee types from my trips to coffee origins. This is a growing collection of images... Page 2 of 3

S-795 coffee leaves, Toarco Pedermaran Estate, Sulawesi
S-795 coffee leaves, Toarco Pedermaran Estate, Sulawesi
Liberica - Sulawesi Toarco test garden
Liberica - Sulawesi Toarco test garden
Liberica - Sulawesi Toarco test garden
Liberica - Sulawesi Toarco test garden
Liberica - Sulawesi Toarco test garden
Liberica - Sulawesi Toarco test garden
Typica top, Robusta bottom, a Graft!
Typica top, Robusta bottom, a Graft!
Catimor - Sulawesi Toarco test garden
Catimor - Sulawesi Toarco test garden
Typica - Sulawesi Toarco test garden
Typica - Sulawesi Toarco test garden
PM-88 - Sulawesi Toarco test garden
PM-88 - Sulawesi Toarco test garden
S-Line (S-33) - Sulawesi Toarco test garden
S-Line (S-33) - Sulawesi Toarco test garden
USDA - Sulawesi Toarco test garden
USDA - Sulawesi Toarco test garden
PM-88 (catimor) - Sulawesi Toarco test garden
PM-88 (catimor) - Sulawesi Toarco test garden
guat_elinjerto_maragogype-green
guat_elinjerto_maragogype-green
garden_kona-arabica_JPG
garden_kona-arabica_JPG
garden_arabigo_R-3_JPG
garden_arabigo_R-3_JPG
garden_columnaris_JPG
garden_columnaris_JPG
garden_excelsa_JPG
garden_excelsa_JPG
garden_excelsa-cherry_JPG
garden_excelsa-cherry_JPG
garden_Leroy_JPG
garden_Leroy_JPG
garden_purpurascens2_JPG
garden_purpurascens2_JPG
garden_robustas-john_JPG
garden_robustas-john_JPG
garden_surinam_JPG
garden_surinam_JPG
garden_purpurascens1_JPG
garden_purpurascens1_JPG
garden_pache_JPG
garden_pache_JPG
garden_pacamara_JPG
garden_pacamara_JPG
Local Sidamo Varietals. Nearby trees, with the narrow leaf form characteristic of local cultivars
Local Sidamo Varietals. Nearby trees, with the narrow leaf form characteristic of local cultivars
Komato Coffee Mill Nursery, with type 74110 cultivar
Komato Coffee Mill Nursery, with type 74110 cultivar
Mature Ruiru 11 cultivar
Mature Ruiru 11 cultivar
Ruiru 11 cultivar, detail
Ruiru 11 cultivar, detail
SL-28 Cultivar
SL-28 Cultivar
Old stumped SL-28 Cultivar
Old stumped SL-28 Cultivar
Detail of SL-28 Cultivar
Detail of SL-28 Cultivar
100% SL-28 cultivar at CKCM nursery
100% SL-28 cultivar at CKCM nursery
Ruiru 11 cultivar, not a favorite of the cupper, is about 5% of all high grown Kenyas
Ruiru 11 cultivar, not a favorite of the cupper, is about 5% of all high grown Kenyas
Gesha- Carmen Estate
Gesha- Carmen Estate
Gesha- Carmen Estate
Gesha- Carmen Estate
Gesha- Carmen Estate
Gesha- Carmen Estate
Gesha- Carmen Estate, masticated
Gesha- Carmen Estate, masticated
Carmen Estate - Interesting new coffee varietal
Carmen Estate - Interesting new coffee varietal
More purty coffee leaves, caturra, Carmen Estate
More purty coffee leaves, caturra, Carmen Estate
Gesha coffee leaves, Carmen Estate
Gesha coffee leaves, Carmen Estate
Branch in bloom, Catuai, Chirqui Panama
Branch in bloom, Catuai, Chirqui Panama
Java cultivar, in Matagalpa Nicaragua
Java cultivar, in Matagalpa Nicaragua
Pacamara bronze tip ...
Pacamara bronze tip ...
Pacamara green tip ... it's an unstable cultivar
Pacamara green tip ... it's an unstable cultivar
Laurina or "Bourbon Pointu" is a cultivar with low caffeine content, at .6% compared to 1-1.2% for many Arabica
Laurina or "Bourbon Pointu" is a cultivar with low caffeine content, at .6% compared to 1-1.2% for many Arabica
Jardin de Especies, Procafe
Jardin de Especies, Procafe
Canephora Canephora - Procafe
Canephora Canephora - Procafe
Canephora Canephora - Procafe
Canephora Canephora - Procafe
Excelsa - Procafe
Excelsa - Procafe
Excelsa - Procafe
Excelsa - Procafe
Excelsa - Procafe
Excelsa - Procafe
Excelsa - Procafe
Excelsa - Procafe
Bourbon Injertado Charlotii - Procafe
Bourbon Injertado Charlotii - Procafe
Arabigo F-502 - Procafe
Arabigo F-502 - Procafe
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IMG_0653
Charloti - Procafe
Charloti - Procafe
Charloti - Procafe
Charloti - Procafe
Charloti - Procafe
Charloti - Procafe
Liberica Abeokutae - Procafe
Liberica Abeokutae - Procafe
Liberica Abeokutae - Procafe
Liberica Abeokutae - Procafe