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You’re brewing more coffee at home nowadays. And with that comes some questions. Our on-staff Specialty Coffee Trainers respond to some commonly asked questions. Frequently asked questions include: What are popular brew methods?How do I know what grind-size to use?What’s the best way to experiment when brewing coffee at home?What variables impact coffee flavor?How hot […]

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All of us here at Cafe Campesino are working diligently to do what we can to help “flatten the curve” and reduce the transmission of COVID-19. We are also focused on maintaining operations as is feasible and appropriate so that we can continue to serve all of the folks – from crop to cup – […]

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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 […]

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We know: change is uncomfortable. Especially when it includes your coffee routine. But January has a way of casually inviting change. Maybe because our worn-out livers are asking for a course-correction? Or perhaps we just need a new start every now and then. Whatever the reason, the new year brings with it an opportunity to […]

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Words by Christy Deen. Images courtesy of Drip-Thru Coffee® Training is a key process in any company that wants to maintain mastery in its field, and companies in the coffee industry are no different. On-going training is important for staff development, product consistency and empowering a team to rock this third wave of coffee. Drip-Thru […]

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We’ve all got our favorites. And yes, even at Cafe Camp HQ (where we love each little bean equally), staffers have their preferences. Here’s what an informal survey of staff turned up this December when we asked, “What coffee are you loving right now?” 2019 Best Coffee – Staff Picks- Blends Mocha Java – Viennese […]

Gratitude for Staff

It’s impossible to have a month of gratitude without recognizing our awesome staff. These folks work behind the scenes to bring you Cafe Campesino. We are SOooo grateful for their hard work and positive energy. We want you to know them, too. Our Production Crew Led by Esme Hernandez, this crew roasts, packs, grinds and […]

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Written by Martin Deen, owner of Drip-Thru Coffee Since we started Drip-Thru Coffee and opened our first shop in 2016, we’ve always planned to run the business in an ethical way.  For us, that meant things like looking for local suppliers, choosing ecologically sustainable packaging, and looking for other ways we could have a positive […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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“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 […]