Monthly Archives: January 2011

Out of the Box Berkeley

Out of the Box was a two-day coffee event for professionals and enthusiasts to check out the latest at La Marzocco.  Participants got to see the company’s current product line, find out about new technologies in portafilter baskets and grinders, and learn how to maintain their machines.  Top local roasters including Verve, Ecco, and Four […]

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Getting Ready For Guatemala

At the end of the month I head to Guatemala to volunteer with Coffee Kids and the Migratory Bird Institute. On this trip, which is sponsored by Patagonia, I’ll divide my time between the Recinos Farm in Huehuetenago, a “bird-friendly” certified plantation and Coffee Kids’ projects which support developing communities through education and micro-loans. I […]

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So here goes…

This blog is my attempt to justify my coffee obsession to my friends, colleagues, fellow riders and any visitors who may stumble across this website.  I hope you find it interesting and learn something new about the world’s favorite drink. Enjoy. I want to thank my sister for her precise editorial skills.  She is a […]

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