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 […]
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.
Coffee leaf rust: a disease that may also threaten organic coffee.
A round-up of the many stories and news items about the impact of coffee leaf rust, and commentary on long-term consequences.
Annual recap of how much I spend on coffee in a year, and other details of my year in beans.
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.
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 […]
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Starbucks news: the good, the better, and the ugly.
Recent coffee news on climate change impacts and adaptation in various nations, and thoughts on Fair Trade evaluations
Another update on coffee growing at home. Now with cacao!
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 […]
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.
News from all over the coffee world: Kona, Jamaica, Bolivia, tropical reforestation resources, broca genes.