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A Community Bigger Than Coffee

I had the opportunity to attend a new event last night hosted by Bellissimo at the American Barista and Coffee School. Called “A Taste of…” the evening brought together a few craftspeople from the Portland […]

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Everything Old is New Again?

So I just tweeted yet another news story about the “newly” discovered health benefits of coffee. This one is from the Seattle Times and is a report declaring that drinking coffee will help you live […]

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Read All About It!

I just downloaded my ipad edition of this week’s New Yorker. Actually I did it as soon as I got my reminder email that the iPad version was available. Why? Well because of this: Kelefa […]

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Climate Change

Climate Change and Coffee (UPDATE)

Excellent story from the Seattle Times yesterday about climate change and how it is affecting farmers in Costa Rica. You can read it here. “We want to prove to the coffee-consuming world that we’re doing […]

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TED, Meet Coffee. Coffee, this is TED.

I was talking to Stephen Morrissey of  Intelligentsia at Coffee Fest Chicago this last week and he was brimming with excitement over the latest project he (and many others) are working on. It’s called Coffee […]

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Retailing News from SoCal

Intelligentsia Coffee & Tea opened its third Southern California store yesterday. Located in Pasadena, most famously known (to me at least) for being the home of the Rose Bowl, the shop once again shows Intelligentsia’s […]

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Five is the Magic Number?

Well that was another amazing WBC. But while that was going on, coffee news continued to break. The latest comes from the world of health care, and it turns out that coffee consumption can be […]

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Three things to know

Here are three things to know for a  Wednesday, or at least some stories out there that I found interesting. One, a production story from Business Week, as the Coffee Board of Kenya raised its […]