April 2011 Blog Posts (8)

Fair Trade Certified Organic Imports Skyrocket

The 2010 Fair Trade Almanac showcases record volumes of Fair Trade Certified imports, a dramatic increase in organic imports, expansion into popular new product categories, a surge in consumer demand and increased brand recognition for Fair Trade Certified goods. This continues to parallel overall growth in consumer awareness of Fair Trade, which has quadrupled in the past five years.…

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Added by 3BL Media on April 28, 2011 at 6:38pm — No Comments

Brazil Amerello Serrado

Brazil Amerello Serrado

Fazenda Isidro Pereira, Carmo de Minas

 

Acid: medium-high

Body: medium-full

Texture: clean, sweet and juicy.

Flavor profile:  noticeably juicy and aromatic coffee cherry acidity straight from the grind.  Adding water lets the cedar and cinnamon come out.  The acid is purely sweet, round and exceptionally clean.  It's flavor is from the coffee cherry itself, without the tartness- an excellent example of what Pulped Natural…

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Added by scott@herkimercoffee.com on April 20, 2011 at 9:51am — No Comments

CoffeeCSA Connects Coffee Lovers Straight to the Farm

CoffeeCSA.org is a community supported agriculture model that allows consumers to subscribe to regular deliveries of roasted coffee from specific family farmers. It is the world's first project to directly connect consumers with 140,000 small-scale coffee farmer entrepreneurs in Peru, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Mexico and Ethiopia. An unprecedented model in the coffee industry, CoffeeCSA empowers farmers to differentiate outside of the commodity crop model and deal…

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Added by 3BL Media on April 15, 2011 at 6:03pm — No Comments

Fenicafé event in Cerrado Mineiro region, Brazil

Here are some pictures of our participation in Fenicafé, one of the most important events directed to coffee producers in Brazil. The event was recorded and published on UStream, which you can see here: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/fenicafe
 

Fenicafé is attended by thousands of producers from the Cerrado Mineiro region of Brazil,…
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Added by NUCOFFEE on April 14, 2011 at 4:06pm — No Comments

Heart Of A Roaster/ Farmer

Today I Would Like To Celebrate That Same Awareness. The Farmers Still Need Your Support Every Day, To Ensure That The Communities In Which They Live Thrive. They're Not Looking For Handouts, Or HYPE Programs Of Supporting Them. Farmers Look For And Depend On Authentic Connections And Rely On Fair, Even More Than Fair Solutions That Provide Lasting Sustainability. This…

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Added by BaristaOnDutY on April 10, 2011 at 4:28am — No Comments

Heart Of A Roaster/ Farmer

Today I Would Like To Celebrate That Same Awareness. The Farmers Still Need Your Support Every Day, To Ensure That The Communities In Which They Live Thrive. They're Not Looking For Handouts, Or HYPE Programs Of Supporting Them. Farmers Look For And Depend On Authentic Connections And Rely On Fair, Even More Than Fair Solutions That Provide Lasting Sustainability. This…

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Added by BaristaOnDutY on April 10, 2011 at 4:28am — No Comments

**Updated** Coffee Equipment for Sale!

We are going through our closest and getting rid of gear that we no longer use regularly.  Here is a quick list:

 

1 Black Mazzer Super Jolly ($325.00 + shipping)

1 Silver Mazzer Super Jolly ($325.00 + shipping)

1 Nuova Simonelli Appia 1 Group / 110v ($1,500.00 + shipping)

1 Nuova Simonelli MDX Grinder ($300.00…

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Added by Jason Duncan on April 7, 2011 at 12:18pm — 4 Comments

This week in coffee, for me at least. (Week of 4/2/11)

Well, my coffee week was very very good.   On Tuesday I continued my search for Espresso in Cincinnati.   This time my quest took me to Cafe` de Paris on Garfield Place in downtown Cincinnati.  It was a nice little lunch date for my wife and I.   We orders some food and it was great, and of course we ordered coffee as well.  Reviews of this place where pretty good, and I had read a few comments about how good the espresso was.  I ordered a double and the wife ordered a cappuccino.  The capp…

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Added by Matthew on April 3, 2011 at 5:39pm — No Comments

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