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Rwanda Cyato: Abadatezuka COOP – Gwiza Women Coffee

Rwanda Cyato: Abadatezuka COOP – Gwiza Women Coffee Each month I get the pleasure of choosing a new single origin coffee to purchase and roast for our Origin Select project. While we always carry a standard selection of single origins representing some of our favorite growing regions, this gives us the opportunity to highlight some exceptional beans on a seasonal basis that we might otherwise have missed out on! Our Origin Select coffee this month comes from the Cyato sector, Nyamasheke district, Western Province of Rwanda. We are so excited to be featuring this coffee in March, just in time for Women’s History Month, as it was harvested and processed by a group of cooperative members that are women. This group is called...

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Fair Trade/Organically Grown Nicaragua Segovia: Featured Origin Select Coffee

Each month I get the pleasure of choosing a new single origin coffee to purchase and roast for our Origin Select project. While we always carry a standard selection of single origins representing some of our favorite growing regions, this gives us the opportunity to highlight some exceptional beans on a seasonal basis that we might otherwise have missed out on! Our Origin Select coffee this month comes from Northwestern Nicaragua, the Department of Nueva Segovia. This Fair Trade Certified coffee comes to us from PRODECOOP, a second-level cooperative organization that groups 38 grassroots cooperatives made up of 2,300 small producers. This organically grown coffee that we selected this month is a top-notch example of Nicaraguan coffee. Typically the classic Nicaraguan roast profile tends to lean a...

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Mexico Finca Santa Isabel Microlot: Featured Origin Select Coffee

Each month I get the pleasure of choosing a new single origin coffee to purchase and roast for our Origin Select project. While we always carry a standard selection of single origins representing some of our favorite growing regions, this gives us the opportunity to highlight some exceptional beans on a seasonal basis that we might otherwise have missed out on! Our Origin Select coffee this month comes from Southeastern Mexico, in the Estado Libre y Soberano de Chiapas (Free and Sovereign State of Chiapas). This coffee comes to us from Femerides Vázquez Pérez, owner of Finca Santa Isabel in the town of Las Pilas, and we are thrilled to have it available this month as our Origin Select. This organically grown coffee...

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Fair Trade Certified Peru Cajamarca: Featured Origin Select Coffee

Our Origin Select coffee this month comes from the Jaén province of Cajamarca, Peru. This sweet, smooth, and tart coffee features coffee cherry, toffee and praline flavors. Our roasters chose a medium-light roast to bring out the best in this Fair Trade certified bean. 

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Colombia Gran Galope Tolima: Featured Origin Select Coffee

Our Origin Select coffee this month comes from West Central Colombia, in the heart of the Andes Mountains and Magdalena River Basin. Our friends at Café Imports introduced us to this local association of coffee producers this past year, and we are thrilled to have it available this month as our Origin Select. This coffee that we carefully selected represents a classic Colombian profile: nutty, tangy, fruity, and creamy-bodied. Our roasters chose a medium roast to bring out the best in this regional select bean. 

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