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Coronavirus in Colombia

In the United States, our supply chains, health care systems, public institutions and economy have all been put to the test by coronavirus. But how has life changed for coffee farmers? So many coffee producers live with little-to-no access to social services or emergency government support during normal times. Has this pandemic exacerbated those vulnerabilities? In […]

Juneteenth: the Reason & the Reality

Written by Dawn Daniels McNear Many people ask, “What is Juneteenth? What’s wrong with the Fourth of July? Why does everything have to be about separation? Can’t we all just get along?” The quick answers are African-American Freedom Day, everything and nothing, it’s not and yes, but it takes everyone being invested in diversity, equity […]

Share Kindness with Coffee

Kindness goes a long way. Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have been heartened by the stories of kindness. Small acts that are seemingly insignificant in a world where we’re trying navigating a pandemic and hundreds of years of racism. Small, random acts of kindness give us hope. The moms who’ve employed their […]

Summer Coffee Must-Have: Cold Brew Filter Packs

Step-by-Step Instructions for at-home Cold Brew Looking for ways to keep cool and caffeinate? Make cold brew at home. It’s cheaper than buying it at already brewed. It allows you to control the strength of your coffee. And, if you use our pre-portioned, pre-ground filter packs, it’s the easiest clean-up ever. (Yes. Ever.) Here’s how […]

How to Brew a Pour Over: Hario V60

If you’re brewing more coffee at home these days, you might want to experiment a little. Pour-over brewing allows you to control the variables that impact cup quality, rather than letting a machine do it for you. There’s a whole world of pour-over devices out there. Below is a recipe for a Hario V60 – […]

Fight Climate Change with Sustainable Coffee: Plant Trees in Peru’s Coffeelands

Long before COVID-19 entered our lives, sustainable coffee was working to combat a price crisis in specialty coffee and also do its part to combat the climate crisis. Specialty coffee farmers worldwide were being drastically underpaid for their contributions to the industry and the planet was on-track for suffering irreparable damage at the hands of […]

COVID-19: Cafe Campesino Response

Like many of you, we are deeply concerned about the impact of COVID-19 and are making every effort to keep our staff and customers informed and safe and to mitigate the spread of this virus. In both our roastery and our coffee house cleanliness, sanitation and food safety are of utmost importance. We already have […]