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Fundacion Amigos del Cafe

I remember when I learned about Funcaion Amigos del Cafe very clearly. When Emeran and I first arrived at the Santa Rosa Beneficio in Honduras last March, we were brought into a calm, air-conditioned room, where we met Peter.  Friendly staff in crisp ...
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From Cup to Compost

It is pretty hard to believe that spring is past and summer is here! I love this time of year. Gardens are buzzing with life. I want to take this time to discuss using coffee grounds in compost. Coffee grounds are extremely rich in nitrogen, and can ...
Golden Cup of Coffee
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Golden Cup Technician

A Golden Cup Technician is a trained coffee specialist who can issue the Golden Cup Award to establishments meeting the brewing standards. Now, that is a mouthful, so let’s break it down a little. Golden Cup Technician Emeran is the first certified ...
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Cocafelol: Case Study 3

Cocafelol is committed to the advancement of women Meet Delmy. She’s a force of a woman. She is the logistics manager for Cocafelol Cooperativa in Ocotepeque, Honduras near the El Salvador boarder. The co-op is very progressive in hiring women ...
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Capucas: Case Study 2

You may recognize the name “Capucas” from the Honduran coffee we often carry at A&E Roastery. Cafe Capucas is a coffee cooperative of farmers in the mountainous region of Capucas, Honduras. Our visit to Capucas reminded us of just how much the ...