Gratitude for Customers text overlaid on a blue background

Running a small business might be one of the hardest jobs there is.  If you’re the one(s) in charge, you are always working.  You’re always solving problems.   Planning ahead.   Dealing with yesterday’s issues. Stocking product. Taking inventory, managing employees, dealing with human resources-related issues, marketing, selling, marketing, selling, overseeing customer service issues, cleaning, fixing that […]

"gratitude for producers" text sits on top of blue background. Word "producers" is yellow in the foreground

Anyone familiar with our company knows that we are extremely aligned with the interests of the small-scale coffee farmer.  After all, it’s in our name (“Café Campesino” loosely translates from Spanish to “coffee of the small farmer”). It’s worth taking a moment to explain why. Small-Scale Coffee Farmers are the Backbone of the Specialty Coffee […]

A bag of Cafe Campesino holiday blend coffee with a cup of coffee next to it and christmas ornaments and coffee beans sprinkled across the background.

If you’re looking for a meaningful gift for your clients, look no further than the Cafe Campesino Holiday Blend. We’re convinced this mighty little coffee will make your life easier and leave your customers feeling valued and appreciated. Here’s why: Why our Coffee is the Perfect Corporate Gift Idea It’s easy to gift. Packaged in […]

the word "Gratitude" written in yellow on top of a blue square. Colorful cafe campesino-brand coffee mug in bottom right hand corner and hashtag coffee gratitude in the bottom left hand corner

“It Takes a Village,” and We Couldn’t be Happier with Ours There is no better way for us to celebrate Thanksgiving than through gratitude.  Each week in November we will showcase a critical element in our supply chain for which we are IMMENSELY grateful.  From the small-scale farmers who grow our coffee, to our customers […]

5 Reasons You'll Love our Coffee Subscription 1

Subscribe and save. We’ve all heard it. Cleaning supplies, copy paper, toiletries… Enter: Coffee. If you don’t currently have a coffee subscription, you should give it a try. We have a feeling you’ll love it. Here’s why: 1. Set it and Forget it This is the most fun part. You know you’re going to drink […]

Coffee Price Transparency Pledge with a coffee bean at the center

In solidarity with coffee producers, our customers, and ethical coffee companies around the world, we are making a commitment to be fully transparent in our coffee buying. What does the Transparency Pledge Mean for Cafe Campesino? For years, we have posted online the prices we pay farmer cooperatives. But today we are making a commitment […]

Coffee Cocktails- lemon, orange, basil, bourbon and vodka on display

Why Yirgacheffe Coffee is great on ice A long-time favorite of Cafe Campesino, the Yirgacheffe region of Ethiopia consistently produces bright, floral, light-bodied coffees. In the heat of the summer, these lemon-citrus flavors practically beg for iced coffee cocktails. Yes, you can enjoy it hot or without booze (and we do!). But brewing Yirgacheffe as […]

Espresso brewing into a white demitasse cup.

One of the biggest equipment costs for any coffee shop will be its espresso machine. This purchasing decision is important and can be complicated for a variety of reasons. Common Mistakes in Buying Espresso Machines The two most common mistakes people make when purchasing espresso machines is either underpaying or overpaying. Before making your purchase, […]

Key Questions to Ask Before Opening a Coffee Shop 2

Here are some of the key questions we believe every aspiring coffee-shop owner should be asking themselves before starting a coffee business.

PeachDish supports farmers.

Atlanta meal kit service puts sustainable farmers & food first. PeachDish, a national meal kit service based in Atlanta, exists to enrich and nourish lives through good food. They have high standards. They are an industry leader in quality, creativity and customer service. They’re also building transparent, innovative, and wholesome food systems.  Every day, PeachDish […]

Our Favorite Coffees: Staff picks for 2018 3

Specialty coffee is incredibly seasonal. Not only is it grown and harvested seasonally (like all agricultural products), but consumer preferences also change according to seasons. Sometimes you prefer a darker roast when it’s cold outside- a lighter roast when it’s hot. The following is a winter 2018 selection from our staff- what we’re drinking and […]

Bill, Yuri, Esperanza, Tripp and Carlos all discuss Fair Trade, organic coffee.

As a part of our 20th anniversary festivities, we have welcomed leaders of fair trade coffee cooperatives to celebrate with us in Americus Oct. 5-6.   Yuri Pilliume of Colombia’s Fondo Paez, Esperanza Dionisio of Peru’s CAC Pangoa and Carlos Reynoso of Guatemala’s Manos Campesinas each sells coffee to us, and each is a leader in […]