Cafe Campesino Supports Dreamers & the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program

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September 15, 2017

Finding the Best Coffee Grinder for Home

Hannah Mercer

 

People ask me all the time what’s one thing they can do to step up their coffee game in the morning. Once you go beyond buying high quality, fresh coffee, the answer is simple: buy your coffee...

Aeropress Vs. French Press: Which is better and how do I choose?

Hannah Mercer

It seems in the coffee world there is the ever-present question: “Which brew method is better?”. Professionals and avid home users alike will all champion one as their favorite, swearing that it...

Specialty Coffee Happens Thanks to Indigenous Peoples

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It’s fitting that “International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples” (Aug. 9) falls squarely in the middle of “National Coffee Month” (August).

Nearly all our coffees come from indigenous...

Coffee Education at Origin: Our Roaster Gets a Deeper Look in Guatemala

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Ethan Ryan, our roaster extraordinaire, traveled to Guatemala for the first time in May to meet producer partners at the APECAFORM cooperative, learn about coffee harvesting and exporting, and...

Back on the Bike: a Debrief of BRAG 2017

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Bicycle Ride Across Georgia has become an important part of Cafe Campesino's identity over the years.  We've served coffee in the mornings, cycled the routes and even developed a special blend, ...

5 Reasons to Train your Baristas

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Coffee training is such a vital part of a coffee shop’s success that many shop-owners send their staff to get trained. Our own Hannah Mercer is teaching coffee classes this week at Barista Camp-...

Notes from the Road: Hannah in Colombia

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Cauca, Colombia- Hannah Mercer, our sales, customer service and training representative, is pictured here (center) with school children in La Nueva Colonia, a community located deep in the...

Sustaining Community: The Work of the Modern Coffee Professional

Cafe Campesino

 

In Spanish the word “esperanza” means hope, so it is fitting that one of fair trade coffee’s most hopeful protagonists would be named Esperanza. Esperanza Dionisio Castillo leads Peru’s CAC...

This Guy Has Rocked My World

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We are headed to a coffee farm named "Cual Bicicleta", or "Which Bicycle"? I knew this wasn't going to be a typical farm - actually nothing about Oscar Omar Alonzo Aguilar is typical! Oscar is a...

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