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There are real concerns about the future of specialty coffee. And one of the most pressing is the incredibly low incomes earned by coffee …

Do you know what coffee you’ll be selling next season? Or will your team be ringing around, requesting samples, negotiating prices, and hoping that …

With the approach of the coffee harvest comes mixed feelings. Many producers, like my family, are excited to see the result of our year’s …

Imagine owning a farm so small that you cannot receive practical help – even though, with the low profit margins and high costs of …

Choosing the best coffee processing method can be like an artist choosing the best paints for their next masterpiece. Should it be watercolours, oil, …

About 70 countries produce coffee, but not all of them are able to effectively engage with the specialty market. In some, producers struggle while …

How many used coffee grounds do you put in a bin every single day? How about every week? Or year? If you compost or …

There are some pretty flexible definitions in coffee, and micro lots and macro lots (or community lots, as I like to refer to them) …

Picture coffee communities at origin: what do you see? Lush landscapes, coffee trees full of beautiful dark red cherries, and hard-working families? The one …

Last year, a peace agreement between the Colombian government and the FARC rebels went into effect, ending over 50 years of warfare but also …