Category: Sources

This is our catch-all category for our travel to coffee-producing regions, farm & grower information. We include our encyclopedic set of Coffee Producing Countries here. Coffee sourcing is what we call it.

Ngogomo Station

Burundi Coffee in Permanent Crisis

Burundi is in trouble, always: Uncertain harvests, poverty, bad policy, and a poor international reputation a permanent crisis cycle. That’s not new, as there always

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Video: Visiting Dusangirijambo, a Burundi Coffee Cooperative

Welcome to Dusangirijambo, a Burundi coffee cooperative in the Kayanza region, close to the Rwanda border. We have traveled here many times over the last

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Om Bene coffee, Tolo Rojo area Bajawa

Flores Indonesian coffee: Balanced and Beautiful

Flores is a unique Indonesian coffee area, not just because the Komodo Dragons are so close… but because of the excellent coffee quality. FloresFlores is

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Rwanda Mutovu Video Tour: Incremental Improvements to a Competition-Level Cup

Small improvements at Rwanda Mutovu washing station has led to a consistent, competition-level coffee.

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Honduras: Coffee Sourcing Challenges

While we may have struggled to find a consistent source in Honduras, we continue to come up with good coffee. Find out how.

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Bridget Carrington with Jeremy Block in the background

Kenya Coffee Cupping & Comments from a Quick Trip

I took a detour to Nairobi, Kenya for cupping and some farm visits in Thika and Nyeri areas. Here’s some photos and things I learned

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La Minita coffee farm, of Nicaragua, not Costa Rica

Nicaragua Coffee Regions, Matagalpa, Jinotega and …

A visit to Matagalpa and other other Nicaragua coffee growing regions around it, back in March 2009 After a quick flight from San Jose, Costa

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ripe coffee cherry at hafursa cooperative in yirga cheffe ethiopia

Ethiopia Harvest Trek in December

The last destination on our 3-part December 2009 journey was Sidamo and Yirga Cheffe areas of South Ethiopia. We were hoping to get to Moredocofe

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