Travel

  1. 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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  2. Podcast Episode #24: Kafa in the Morning, Ethiopia

    Podcast Episode #24: Kafa in the Morning, Ethiopia

    Tom's thoughts and various experiences from his recent travels in Kafa, Ethiopia, near the town of Bonga.

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  3. Video: Uganda Go To The Rwenzoris

    Video: Uganda Go To The Rwenzoris

    Video and commentary from a trip the Rwenzori range of Western Uganda .

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  4. Kenya Help a Small Farmer?

    Kenya Help a Small Farmer?

    Kenya small farmers face a lack of support, materials and know-how.

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  5. Uganda Like This Coffee

    Uganda Like This Coffee

    Coffee from western Uganda has typically been low grade commercial quality. But potential is there...

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  6. Rwanda, A Photo Set (May 2018)

    Rwanda, A Photo Set (May 2018)

    A photo travelogue of a harvest-period trip to Rwanda, the various farmer sites and some new areas we are looking for coffee!

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  7. Sweet Maria's Supports Doctors Without Borders

    Sweet Maria's Supports Doctors Without Borders

    Sweet Maria's is supporting Doctors Without Borders throughout September

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  8. Guatemala, My First Visit (2001)

    Guatemala, My First Visit (2001)

    First trip to see coffee, way back in 2001! This was before roasters regularly visited farms, and represents the wonderment (and naivete) of that time.

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  9. Sulawesi and the Sumatra Effect.

    Sulawesi and the Sumatra Effect.

    Some thoughts on Suluwesi and Indonesia in general while traveling there...

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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Proper Pants for Coffee Travels?

    Proper Pants for Coffee Travels?

    Tom's take on on the right pants...more than just protection from ants.

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  14. Insta-tour of Honduras

    Insta-tour of Honduras

    A mini travelogue from Tom's last trip.

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  15. Insta-tour of Huehuetenango, Guatemala

    Insta-tour of Huehuetenango, Guatemala

    A few 'grams from Tom's most recent trip

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  16. Insta-tour of Ethiopia

    Insta-tour of Ethiopia

    A few moments from Tom's recent trip.

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  17. A Look Around Colombia, October 2015

    A Look Around Colombia, October 2015

    Writing and uploading coffee travelogues on a regular basis is something I did religiously ... that is, until around 6 years ago when the travel became so frequent that the task became impossible.

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  18. Mr Price's Taxi Bike

    Mr Price's Taxi Bike

    - don't mess with it.

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  19. Podcast: Episode 1 - Coffee Buying and Travel

    Podcast: Episode 1 - Coffee Buying and Travel

    While grinding and brewing a cup of coffee in Ethiopia, Tom talks about what goes into purchasing the coffee that ends up in your home roaster.

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  20. Podcast: Episode 2 - Amharic Prounciation

    Podcast: Episode 2 - Amharic Prounciation

    Tom's language lessons in Ethiopia.

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