If you ever visit us at a Farmers’ Market, you will likely come across a bag of beans titled Indonesia Sumatra Mandheling.  Our Sumatran coffee is one of our more popular bags due to the rich flavor and perfect growing conditions in Indonesia.  This full body, darker roast coffee has a medium acidity and draws flavors of granny smith apple, merlot, and cedar. If you don’t already know, volcanoes formed many of the Indonesian islands in Southeast Asia. The mountainous geography...

Written by Chuck Pfahler My favorite coffee right now is our Panama Baru India High. The coffee grows in the Boquete region on the Anselmito Estate, which offers beautiful views of the Baru Volcano as well as the main square in the small town of Boquete. The coffee itself has a beautifully balanced body with tart acidity that melts into sweet caramel tones. But this isn’t why I love this coffee… This year has been a big year for Panama. This past...

Have you ever tasted our Fair Trade Organic Nicaraguan coffee from San Juan del Rio Coco?  It is a medium body coffee with a hint of almond, herbal and strawberry.  A  true treat for the tastebuds!  We encourage all coffee lovers to try our collection of fresh and meticulously roasted coffees. We also encourage you to take it one step further and get to know the story behind your bag of beans. Each kind of coffee comes directly from a...

Last month, we received our latest arrival of our Direct Trade Nicaraguan coffee. The farmers managed to put together for us a very limited amount of pulped natural coffee in addition to their washed coffee offering. After a bit of experimentation with ratios, we’ve finally landed on the right balance of pulped natural and washed coffee for our single origin espresso blend. The coffee we bring in from this coop is a wet-processed or “washed” coffee. That means that during the...