Entries by Nema Etheridge

Save the Wood Thrush: Drink Shade-grown Coffee

About the size of an Eastern Blue Bird, the Wood Thrush is a small, reddish-brown bird whose color descends into spots on its white chest and belly.  Weighing about 40-50 grams, this reclusive bird uses its song to establish its territory in the early mornings. Then, it descends into the forest to forage, scratching up […]

2017 Holiday Gift-Giving Guide

Over the course of the year, we get to interact with some wonderful businesses that inspire us to keep fighting the good fight. Their products are the perfect addition to your Christmas gift-giving, especially for those do-gooders in your life.

Café Campesino Opens Certified Coffee Training Lab

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Americus, Georgia- November 20, 2017- Café Campesino joins an international network of coffee training facilities after the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) certified it as a Premier Training Campus- the first in Georgia.  Café Campesino’s Coffee Training Lab opens this week after successfully demonstrating that it meets the SCA’s international standards and protocols […]

Fueling U.S. Bike Route 21: Fall BRAG

Hats off to the Bicycle Ride Across Georgia riders who inaugurated this year’s fall cycling with a 160-mile, three-day journey from Chattanooga to Atlanta. As always, it’s a treat for us to help caffeinate BRAG riders, and this year’s change of routes- from Columbus, Ga., northward – offered a crisp, stunning backdrop to our coffee booth. Cafe Campesino served fair trade, organic coffee for three days along U.S. Bike Route 21. Read more about the trip, organized by Bicycle Ride Across Georgia.

Café Campesino Staffer Earns License to Train in Specialty Coffee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Americus, Georgia- Sept. 22, 2017- Café Campesino Coffee Education and Sales Person Hannah Mercer received an elite coffee trainer designation this summer that allows her to teach coffee classes according to internationally recognized industry specifications. Mercer earned an Authorized Specialty Coffee Association Trainer (AST) license last month, which is the highest level […]