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Sweet Maria's Featured on The Coffee Podcast

Sweet Maria's Featured on The Coffee Podcast

April 18, 2018

When the folks at The Coffee Podcast were putting together a series of podcasts focused on coffee roasting, they hit us up for a quick interview about how coffee can be roasted at home. Listen in and share with a friend that needs a little motivation getting started with roasting on their own.

The first half is an interview with home roaster, Andy Snider. We suggest starting from the beginning and listen for the transition at 15:25 where the next guest is Byron from Sweet Maria's.

You can also listen on iTunesGoogle Play MusicStitcher and Pocketcast.