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  1. Quick Guide to our Rwanda and Burundi Coffee Sale!

    Quick Guide to our Rwanda and Burundi Coffee Sale!

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  2. Rwanda and Burundi Coffee Quality is Still Undervalued

    Rwanda and Burundi Coffee Quality is Still Undervalued

    These neighboring landlocked East African countries have great coffee, yet how do they rate next to others? Lets see...

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  3. Timor No Leste

    Timor No Leste

    Posted from the road, some thoughts on coffee from East Timor (Timor Leste) and working with small holder farmers.

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  4. Roasting Flores Gunung Gedha on a Popcorn Popper and Quest M3s

    Roasting Flores Gunung Gedha on a Popcorn Popper and Quest M3s

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  5. The Flores Factor

    The Flores Factor

    Crowd pleasing coffee from a promising origin.

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  6. Discussion: Burundi & Global Coffee Market Issues

    Discussion: Burundi & Global Coffee Market Issues

    Sign up for this informative talk about issues surrounding global coffee pricing and small holder farmers.

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  7. Burundi in Photos, May 2019

    Burundi in Photos, May 2019

    A few photos and a cursory introduction to the issues facing Burundi coffee this season

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  8. A Second Look at 4 Ethiopian Coffees

    A Second Look at 4 Ethiopian Coffees

    We took a second look (and taste!) at 4 Ethiopian coffees from our 20% off sale.

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  9. 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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  10. Sign Up For Our  Colombian Coffee Sourcing Discussion & Slideshow on March 6th

    Sign Up For Our Colombian Coffee Sourcing Discussion & Slideshow on March 6th

    Dan and Tom will discuss the leg work that goes into buying coffee from this ever important coffee origin.

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  11. Colombia: New Projects, Familiar Faces

    Colombia: New Projects, Familiar Faces

    Hear more about the new coffee buying operation in San Antonio, Inzá

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  12. Ethiopia Beshasha School Project in Agaro

    Ethiopia Beshasha School Project in Agaro

    A University prep school in rural Agaro Ethiopia, funded by the premiums paid for coffee to 3 coops: Duromina, Biftu Gudina and Hunda Oli

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Discussion: Burundi & Global Coffee Market Issues

Discussion: Burundi & Global Coffee Market Issues
June 5, 2019

Tom recently got back from Africa and would like to share his thoughts with you regarding the low price in the global coffee market and small holder farmers in Burundi. He also brought back some very nice coffee that we'll brew for you to try.

This is an in-person event that will take place at our warehouse in Oakland, CA. We will live stream the event as well. The video is available after the event on our Facebook page, and we will post an improved and  edited version to Sweet Maria's Youtube soon!

 

This is a free event. Space is limited.

Register by emailing [email protected].

 

Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 1 PM – 2:30 PM

Sweet Maria's Coffee Warehouse

2823 Adeline St.

Oakland, CA 94608