Hawaii Coffee Postcard

Hawaii Coffee Postcard

The latest issue of Australia’s Cafe Culture Magazine includes an article that I wrote for them about the Hawaii coffee industry, called “A Postcard from Hawaii.” I’ve lived in Hawaii now for about 10 years and like others who have spent any...
USAID Returns Yemen to Specialty Coffee Map

USAID Returns Yemen to Specialty Coffee Map

Industry and government leaders representing the Republic of Yemen will be in attendance at the 2013 Specialty Coffee Association of America expo in Boston to inaugurate a new drive for specialty coffee production in the historic origin. The effort and Yemeni Coffee...
Michael Palin Goes to Brazil Coffee School

Michael Palin Goes to Brazil Coffee School

Though he will forever be best known for his television and film work as a member of the world’s greatest comedy troupe, Monty Python, Michael Palin also has a not too shabby second career. For the past 25 years, he has traveled the world, creating some of the...
R Certified in Roast Magazine

R Certified in Roast Magazine

he March / April issue of Roast Magazine includes a thoughtfully-written feature by Neil Balkcom of Swings Coffee that discusses the R (Q Robusta) Coffee system, its purpose and impact of Fine Robusta on the specialty coffee marketplace. Neil eloquently summarizes the...