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We're pleased to be offering Community Supported Coffee Roasting memberships. We'd love for you to join us! Soon to be located in the Poughkeepsie Underwear Factory.
We’re setting you up with the Snow Day Blend this week given the weather forecast for Thursday. We’ve also given CSCR members samples of Cascara (coffee cherry tea) that can be brewed into tea, made into a syrup, added to oatmeal and other baked goods and is pretty cool stuff.
This week we’re going to roast a fair trade, organic Sumatra from the Koperasi Kopi Gayo Organic cooperative (KKGO), located in the Takengon highlands of the Aceh province on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia. This region of Indonesia is also referred to as the Gayo land because the coffee farmers are from the Gayonese ethnic[…]
This week we’ve created something we’re calling our Sisterhood Blend. It is a blend of our Rwanda and Peru, both coming from cooperatives focused on empowering women. Founded in 2000, The Dukunde Kawa Cooperative (Musasa) cultivates its high-quality coffee near a mountain gorilla habitat in central Rwanda. By producing high-end coffee for the international market[…]
This Week’s Share With Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the Presidential Inauguration both happening this week, we’ve decided to whip up a Freedom Blend. We hope you enjoy it. We have a new member of the team, Jayme, who is learning some details of our roasting process, and brings many years of coffee experience[…]
This Week’s Share So we got some feedback from our CSCR members and we’re roasting some Peru for this week. This is the special “Las Damas de San Ignacio” Fair Trade Organic coffee from the San Ignacio, Cajamarca region of Peru. You can read about this cooperative and their focus on “women grown” coffee on our page[…]
This Week’s Share Happy New Year! This week we’re roasting our Fair Trade Organic beans from Alta De Jinotega, Nicaragua. This is a farmer cooperative in the department of Jinotega, an area we visited on our recent trip. Happy Brewing! -The NRR Team
Poughkeepsie Coffee Lovers, This Week’s Share This week we’re roasting our Colombian coffee beans! The ASOPCAFA foundation was founded in 2013 and has 84 members. Their farm, in the village of Santa Rita in the Aipe district of the department of Huila, sits amongst bountiful streams descending from three snow capped volcanoes. This combination creates soil that[…]
Poughkeepsie Coffee Lovers, This Week’s Share With your help, we created a holiday community blend called Cup of Joy! Shout out to CSCR Subscriber, Lia Harris, for coming up with the blend name! This blend includes our Fair Trade Organic Sumatra and Costa Rican beans. Thank you to everyone who shared great feedback! Here are some[…]
Poughkeepsie Coffee Lovers, This Week’s Share This week we’re roasting our new Peruvian coffee beans! This coffee comes from the Cooperative Agraria “Frontera San Ignacio” Ltda in the Cajamarca region of Peru. This is a special cooperative because they are focused on empowering and promoting “women grown” coffee. This year they created a committee of[…]
Poughkeepsie Coffee Lovers, This Week’s Share This week we’re roasting our Sumatran Fair Trade Organic beans! Located in the Gayo Highlands of Sumatra, Indonesia, surrounding the town of Takegon, the KOPEPI Ketiara Cooperative was stablished in 2009 by 38 people. With hopes of improving the standards of living for its members and community, the cooperative[…]