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Street Bean Coffee Roasters // Colombia La Fortuna

Hernando Chantre has been a coffee farmer his entire life. However, it is only recently that he has been able to maximise his farm’s potential for high-quality production. At 1,950 meters, it is no surprise that, by nature, his coffee is exceptional. But with only […] The post Street Bean Coffee Roasters // Colombia La Fortuna appeared first on A Table in the Corner of the Cafe.Continue Reading

Tinker Coffee // Papua New Guinea Sero Bebes Estate

This fully washed coffee is processed through the Sero Bebes washing station in the Obura Wononara district. The station is owned by Sero Bebes, hence the name. In addition to buying cherry from the surrounding areas that are processed in […] The post Tinker Coffee // Papua New Guinea Sero Bebes Estate appeared first on A Table in the Corner of the Cafe.Continue Reading

Tinker Coffee // Kenya Kiruga PB

Farmers in Othaya planted their first coffee trees in 1956. The Coop has 19 wet mills. The Coop is located in Nyeri County, Othaya district, Eastern slopes of Aberdare ranges. Farmers selectively handpick ripe cherries that are delivered for wet […] The post Tinker Coffee // Kenya Kiruga PB appeared first on A Table in the Corner of the Cafe.Continue Reading

One Line Coffee // Congo Sopacdi

Amid the tension and instability that plague the Kivu communities in eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo is a group of small-scale coffee farmers coming together to really make a name for themselves. The last few years, we […] The post One Line Coffee // Congo Sopacdi appeared first on A Table in the Corner of the Cafe.Continue Reading

Higher Grounds Trading Company // Honduras COMSA Miriam Perez Microlot

Miriam Elizabeth (“Betty”) Perez has been a longstanding advocate of women in leadership positions within the Honduras COMSA cooperative, and she has consistently produced outstanding coffee. We are beyond pleased to offer her honey-processed coffee this year, a lush and satisfying […] The post Higher Grounds Trading Company // Honduras COMSA Miriam Perez Microlot appeared first on A Table in the Corner of the Cafe.Continue Reading

Kings Arms Coffee Company // Ethiopia Tencho Limu Inara

In the Limu Kosa wareda (neighborhood/district), coffee growers wanted to escape the low-paying loop of individual farmers selling small lots to private traders for low prices. So they formed the Ethiopia Tencho Cooperative in 2008, and in 2010, they built […] The post Kings Arms Coffee Company // Ethiopia Tencho Continue Reading

Stumptown Coffee Roasters // Hair Bender

Hair Bender is Stumptown Coffee’s most popular product, outselling all of their other coffees and being featured as the espresso choice in specialty coffee shops all over the country. Named for a long-shuttered beauty parlor that housed the first Stumptown location, […] The post Stumptown Coffee Roasters // Hair Bender appeared first on A Table in the Corner of the Cafe.Continue Reading

Higher Grounds Trading Company // Peru Pangoa Julia Sulca Pillaca Microlot

Tucked away in the central Amazon region of Peru, just east of the Andean mountain range that runs through the center of the country, CAC Peru Pangoa (Cooperativa Agraria Cafetalera Pangoa) has been serving its members since 1977. The coop […] The post Higher Grounds Trading Company // Peru Pangoa Julia Sulca Pillaca Microlot appeared first on A Table Continue Reading

Counter Culture Coffee // Colombia Kuichi

Kuichi means “rainbow” in the indigenous Quechua language and is the name these 22 farmers participating in the Borderlands project in Samaniego created for their coffee to distinguish it from other groups in the region. This coffee reflects a unique purchasing model for Counter Culture Coffee. We were first introduced to farmers in Nariño three… Read More Counter Culture Coffee // Colombia KuichiThe post Counter Culture Coffee // Colombia Kuichi appeared first on A Table in the Corner of the Cafe.Continue Reading

Lanna Coffee Company // Artisan Roast

Lanna Coffee’s story can be traced back over 55 years to Richard and Marlene Mann who are considered Thailand’s coffee pioneers. Richard and Marlene came to Thailand in 1959 with the goal of seeing Thai highland villages become self-sustainable and free from the oppression of the drug cartels and human traffickers that inhabited the area. The… Read More Lanna Coffee Company // Artisan RoastThe post Lanna Coffee Company // Artisan Roast appeared first on A Table in the Corner of the Cafe.Continue Reading

Kickapoo Coffee Roasters // Ethiopia Worka

This is the second year that the Worka Cooperative has been crafting Grade 1 Lots for export. They did this by working with a dedicated crew of farmers who picked beautifully ripe, perfect cherries. After the meticulous picking, this lot spent some extra time at the dry mill where additional defects Continue Reading

Spotted Cow Coffee Company // Ethiopia Chelelektu

Buying from Ethiopia continues to be a challenge. The cupping table always shows some amazing coffees; however, buying through the Ethiopian Commodity Exchange continues to be difficult for buyers who require some traceability or back story with the coffees they’re interested in. So, you have to become a sort of detective tracking down that sort of… Read More Spotted Cow Coffee Company // Ethiopia Chelelektu The post Spotted Cow Coffee Company // Ethiopia Chelelektu appeared first on A Table in the Corner of the Cafe.Continue Reading

Spotted Cow Coffee Company // Tanzania Tarime AB

This AB quality coffee comes from the Tarime district of Tanzania. Tarime District is one of the six districts of the Mara Region of Tanzania, East Africa. It was previously known as the “North Mara District”. It is bordered from the north to east by the Kenyan districts of Migori, Trans Mara and Kisii, and… Read More Spotted Cow Coffee Company // Tanzania Tarime AB The post Spotted Cow Coffee Continue Reading

PERC Coffee // El Salvador Monte Verde

Located near the capital of San Salvador, the Monte Verde farm has been involved in coffee farming for five generations. The Alvarez family have been growing coffee in El Salvador for over 100 years. Their award-winning farms are located on the lush green hills of Santa Ana, in the west of the country, where rich volcanic… Read More PERC Coffee // El Salvador Monte VerdeContinue Reading

PERC Coffee // Kenya Gachatha AB

Kenya Gachatha Coffee Factory rests on a 391-acre piece of land between the villages of Muthuaini, Thiriku, Gachenge, and Kianjau. It was placed here in 1963 to form the Gachatha Farmers Co-operative Society Ltd. Co-op membership currently stands at 1,057, of whom 900 are active farmers. The factory itself supports nine permanent staff, with seasonal… Read More PERC Coffee // Kenya Gachatha AB The post PERC Coffee // Kenya Gachatha AB appeared first on A Table in the Corner of the Cafe.Continue Reading

Spotted Cow Coffee Company // Sleigh Ride Christmas Blend

Spotted Cow Coffee Company is back at the Table with their take on the seasonal holiday blend, Sleigh Ride Christmas Blend. I’m presenting a lot of information in this post, so let’s get straight to it! Sleigh Ride is comprised of components from Tanzania, Guatemala, and Ethiopia. TANZANIA TARIME AB This AB quality coffee comes… Read More Spotted Cow Coffee Company // Sleigh Ride Christmas Blend The post Spotted Cow Coffee Company // Sleigh Ride Christmas Blend appeared first on AContinue Reading

Barefoot Coffee Roasters // Papua New Guinea Arokara

Arokara is a co-operative of Plantations surrounded by mountains. With over 20 years experience in coffee growing and processing in PNG, Arokara has always delivered a quality bean. These plantations… The post Barefoot Coffee Roasters // Papua New Guinea Arokara appeared first on A Table in the Corner of the Cafe.Continue Reading