Guatemala extravaganza, October 2010 newsletter

by | Sunday, October 24, 2010 |

Please join us in tasting some outstanding Guatemalan coffees on Wednesday October 27, 5-8pm. TASTE FIVE AMAZING COFFEES We’ll be cupping our lineup of most amazing Guatemalan relationship coffees. Also on the cupping table: Santa Clara y Anexos Operadora Santa Clara (Cup of Excellence 2010), see more below and, as a special bonus, a coffee blend that will only be created once: we’ll be blending the small samples of all Guatemala Cup of Excellence winners this year. MEET THE PRODUCER Meet Aurelio Hernandez, yes, Aurelio of Finca Aurelio y Lorena! Hear a brief presentation about Aurelio’s work on behalf of Global Visionaries in San Miguel Escobar, Guatemala, and how coffee and improving lives in Guatemala go hand in hand. WIN THE COFFEE RAFFLE benefiting Global Visionaries Put down $10 per raffle ticket for a bag of the blended samples of all of coffees represented in this year’s Guatamalan Cup of Excellence auction. All proceeds from our raffle go to Global Visionaries...

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New local art in the cafe

by | Friday, October 15, 2010 |

Our new artist beginning this month is Megan Marie Myers, who comes to us after being shrugged off by a certain iconic corporate coffeeshop a few months back. Megan was slated to show her paintings at Roy Street Coffee & Tea in February earlier this year until the company canceled the...

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Coffee price deja vu.

by | Thursday, September 16, 2010 |

Our good friend Coffee Hero recently brought up the topic of coffee prices(again – this was a topic almost exactly one year ago.) While he praises our prices and I agree on some points, there are a couple of things that might benefit from clarification.There are really three types of...

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We need some help!

by | Friday, August 20, 2010 |

Friends, we have been growing a lot. Knock on wood.Our growth hasn’t been miraculous – it’s been the result of a lot of passion and a lot of work.When last year we always worried about how to have enough work for everyone to make a living, this year we’re more worried about how to get it all...

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