This week we are roasting up a crowd favorite: coffee beans from the Peruvian CENFROCAFE cooperative in the Cajamarca region. Peru is north of the Tropics of Capricorn latitude and therefore, part of the Coffee Belt. Due to its placement high in the Andes, the coffee beans tend to present a medium bodied, slightly sweet,[…]
We are roasting a blend that we hope embodies the creativity of Poughkeepsie artist community. A mix of Fair Trade, Organic beans from East Timor and Yirgacheffe, Ethiopia will come together to form a unique balance. We look forward to hearing how it hits your palate!
The beans we’re roasting this week come to us from the Unidad Ecológica para el Sector Café Oaxaqueño (UNECAFE) in Oaxaca, Mexico. In 2011, members from the Chatino, Zapoteco, Mixteco, Chontal, Chinanteco indigenous tribes founded UNECAFE. They bound together with the common goal of cultivating organic coffee on more than 13,000 acres of land. Forty[…]
This week we have a Fair Trade, Organic Yirgacheffe from the Banko Dhadhato Cooperative in Gedeo Zone. Founded in 2012, they are a relatively new cooperative. They are comprised of 177 farmers growing indigenous heirloom coffee. One notable feature of this coffee is found in the processing. In comparison to our other beans which are all[…]