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Ribbon Cutting to be Held Thursday, Sept. 17 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 2, 2020 AMERICUS, GA – Fair Trade, organic coffee company Café Campesino has partnered with Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) to open its first branded coffee shop on the University campus. Located in the Marshall Student Center at GSW, the new Café Campesino […]


Flash Brew Colombia Coffee

Because it’s still hot outside, and because we all need a little variety from time-to-time, we’re Flash Brewing our Colombia Medium Roast Coffee. What is Flash Brew? “Flash brew” is a fancy (dare we say.. flashy :) term for a very simple brew method. Bascially, you brew coffee over ice. Instead of using all the […]


Spotlight: Calders Coffee Cafe

Traveling through a winding verdant tunnel deep in North Carolina’s Nantahala forest, Leigh and Clay Hartman’s 12 year-old-son weighs in on their potential move from Charlotte to the tiny mountain town of Highlands. “My soul is here. When can we move?” Despite harrowing curves on the 4,100-foot ascent as you drive up to Highlands, the […]


Spotlight: Buck’s Coffee Cafe

Steve Clark has probably made over 1 million lattes since he moved to western North Carolina back in the early 2000’s. Watching him work on a busy morning is a lesson in barista efficiency. He stands squarely in front of a silver La Marzocco – never leaving his station – steadily building lattes and cappuccinos […]

Career Opportunity: Coffee Roaster

Cafe Campesino, Inc. is looking for a full-time Coffee Roaster for our Americus, Georgia coffee roastery. The Coffee Roaster is responsible for all aspects of coffee roasting and green coffee bean management, has an above-average energy level and “can-do” attitude, and enjoys drinking coffee. S/he is disciplined, detail-oriented, professional, skilled at time management, and highly […]

Coronavirus in Guatemala: Part 2

Chajul, Guatemala Last week, some 1,200 small-scale farmers in the remote highlands of Guatemala received a month’s worth of basic foodstuffs from Asociacion Chajulense, the cooperative they co-own and manage. The food supplies are meant to support farmers during the coronavirus pandemic, and it was funded, in part, by your coffee purchases. Food Costs are […]

Coronavirus in Guatemala: Part 1

San Marcos, Guatemala Coffee farmers in Guatemala are facing many of the same challenges as those in Colombia. (See our update from Cauca, Colombia, here). “The hardest is to plan, not knowing what is coming down the road,” Carlos Reynoso, general manager of Manos Campesinas, said in a May 29th interview. Manos Campesinas and Apecaform […]