An update on growing coffee at home in a northern climate.
Coffee news and miscellany
Annual recap of how much we spend on coffee in a year Here we are on our 6th year of standardized tracking of how much the two-person Coffee & Conservation […]Revised on August 20, 2015
Despite buying exclusively eco-certified, specialty coffee this year, we paid the lowest price per cup in our five-year tracking history, just $0.44 a cup.Revised on August 20, 2015
Coffee leaf rust: a disease that may also threaten organic coffee.Revised on March 23, 2015
A round-up of the many stories and news items about the impact of coffee leaf rust, and commentary on long-term consequences.Revised on May 2, 2016
Covering the period while the blog was on hiatus, including updates on water and coffee, illegal coffee growing in Indonesia, toads, and borer research.
An eclectic mix of voices.Revised on March 23, 2014
Some news out of Vietnam. Nearly all the coffee Vietnam grows is robusta. They are planning to expand arabica production to 40,000 ha by 2020. The country is already expanding […]Revised on March 23, 2014
If you are new to Kiva and have not made a loan before, you can get a $25 credit to provide a micro-loan to any of the thousands of borrowers in the Kiva database.Revised on February 8, 2013
Starbucks news: the good, the better, and the ugly.Revised on March 23, 2014
Recent coffee news on climate change impacts and adaptation in various nations, and thoughts on Fair Trade evaluationsRevised on February 8, 2013
Another update on coffee growing at home. Now with cacao!Revised on February 14, 2015
I previously reported on the Rainforest Alliance Cupping for Quality award that was presented at the Specialty Coffee Association of America’s (SCAA) annual trade show in Portland, Oregon late last […]Revised on January 25, 2016
News about coffee sustainability in Vietnam, corporate coffee scores with over-ripe cherries, Wal-Mart leaps into single-serve, a car company buys part of a coffee company, and assorted Starbucks tidbits.Revised on March 13, 2016
News from all over the coffee world: Kona, Jamaica, Bolivia, tropical reforestation resources, broca genes.Revised on March 23, 2014