This by January Vawter, barista extraordinaire for Blend in PDX, originally posted to Barista Exchange.
I’m finishing some editing and then hitting the road! Here’s to hoping it doesn’t take forever in traffic. But of course, it’s sure to be faster than the route Stephen and Alex took: through Eastern Washington!
Sarah Allen (she/her) is co-founder and editor of Barista Magazine, the international trade magazine for coffee professionals. A passionate advocate for baristas, quality, and the coffee community, Sarah has traveled widely to research stories, interact with readers, and present on a variety of topics affecting specialty coffee. She also loves animals, swimming, ice cream, and living in Portland, Oregon.
vaya con Dios!