We know you know the French Press. It’s often the first stop for anyone who loves coffee and wants to experiment with their brew method. The French Press is an immersion brew method, meaning that coffee grounds sit with hot water during the entire brew time. There is also no paper filter used. This type [...]

January 7, 2021
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BY Café Campesino
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The multi-talented artist Eva Avenue designed our new Holiday Blend label. We’ve worked with her since 2017 and find she has a “joie de vivre” that is contagious. So, we did a Q&A with Eva to learn more about her creative process and what it takes to stay inspired during a global pandemic. CC: You [...]

December 11, 2020
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BY Café Campesino
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While Central American coffee farmers were assessing the damage from Hurricane Eta, another tropical depression was forming in the Caribbean that would rapidly intensify and follow near the same course just 13 days after Eta landed. Hurricane Iota made landfall on Nov. 16 with maximum sustained winds of 155 mph just 15 miles south of [...]

November 24, 2020
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BY Café Campesino
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When you’re approaching your first Thanksgiving season as a new grocery store owner, and there’s a shortage of pumpkin puree, what do you do?  Make your own!, says Kristin Russell, co-owner of Savannah’s Brighter Day Natural Foods Market. Kristin and her partner Brad Baugh purchased Brighter Day at the end of last year, some 18 [...]

November 13, 2020
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BY Café Campesino
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Hurricane Eta continues to dump heavy rain on coffee communities as it makes its way back into the Caribbean Sea. Below is an update from our importer, Cooperative Coffees on the flooding and damages caused by Eta since it first slammed into Nicaragua on Tuesday, Nov. 3. ————————————————————————————————————————————————- NICARAGUA PROCOCER has reported damages to roads [...]

November 6, 2020
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BY Café Campesino
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Hurricane Eta passed through northeastern Nicaragua on Tuesday afternoon. There have been reports of landslides that have caused the loss of some homes and farms for PROCOCER and CECOCAFEN/La Providencia farmers. As of Nov. 4, there were fortunately no reports of loss of life.  There is no major risk of losing the harvest, because the [...]

November 6, 2020
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BY Café Campesino
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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 [...]

September 2, 2020
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BY Café Campesino
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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 [...]

August 14, 2020
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BY Café Campesino
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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 [...]

August 7, 2020
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What? You can make cold brew on a camping trip? Yes. Making your own cold brew is probably the best choice for an overnight outdoor adventure. Here’s why: 1. It’s Easy to Prepare Once your campsite is set-up, you can prep coffee for the next morning.  Simply drop a cold brew pack in water. Cover.  [...]

July 17, 2020
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BY Café Campesino
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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 [...]

July 14, 2020
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BY Café Campesino
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