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Travels in the Birthplace of Coffee Image

Travels in the Birthplace of Coffee

farmer trips

01.15.2009

Lee Wallace, Peace Coffee Queen Bean

In mid-November, I ventured to Ethiopia with fellow coffee travelers Monika Firl (producer relations, Cooperative Coffees) and Mark Glenn (co-owner of Conscious Coffees, based in Boulder, CO). This was my first trip to Africa, and I was really excited. There's also something incredibly meaningful for someone who works in coffee to travel to the birthplace of coffee. In addition to what I was …

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A New Path in Peru, Part II

farmer trips

11.15.2008

Ketih Tomlinson, Peace Coffee Staff

It has been nearly six months since I was in Peru. In my last installment of my Peru newsletter story, I talked about my trip up to the mountains, meeting Lucia Zurita-Zurita, and the work we did with Cenfrocafe. Cenfrocafe was one of two cooperatives that we visited while in northern Peru. Cepicafe is the other. Cepicafe is significant to Peace Coffee in two main ways. First, they are the orga…

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A New Path in Peru, Part I

farmer trips

08.15.2008

Keith Tomlinson, Peace Coffee Staff

During the end of May and the beginning of June, I traveled around northern Peru with a group of seven people (myself included) to meet with two organizations from which Peace Coffee sources coffee through Cooperative Coffees. Our first stop was the cooperative Cenfrocafe. They formed in 1999 when 8 associations representing 220 coffee producers joined together. This action was a result of a pr…

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Observations from Chiapas

farmer trips

07.15.2008

Joe Moskowitz, Peace Coffee Dir. of Finance & H.R.

The roaster is starting to smoke. What's worse is no one in the café seems to notice or care. I nervously ask the barista, in my broken Spanish, how long they have been roasting this batch. "Un hora" she replies. I can't help but wince at this length of time, thinking of our 15 minute batches in the roastery at home. Luckily she doesn't notice. If only our roasters could see this, I thin…

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Colombia Conversations

farmer trips

06.15.2008

Melanee Meegan, Peace Coffee Dir. of Marketing

I've been serving up a lot of our Colombian Heavy Pedal coffee at various bike events this summer. Heavy Pedal is a reference to the amount of weight that our bike deliverers pedal across town every day. As far as the delicious taste of the coffee, the credit is all due to the Fondo Paez Cooperative in Colombia. Earlier this year I visited the Páez farmers who grow this coffee in the cen…

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EcoTouring in Nicaragua with USFT

farmer trips

08.15.2007

Melanee Meegan, Peace Coffee Dir. of Marketing

It's been five years since I visited Nicaragua. The last time I went, Peace Coffee wasn't yet buying any Nicaraguan coffee, although our green buying coop,Cooperative Coffees, was. This trip was not strictly an annual Peace Coffee farmer vist. Instead, I was representing Cooperative Coffees to talk with United Students for Fair Trade (USFT) about all the ways 100% Fair Trade companies can partn…

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Sailing the Winds of Fair Trade, Part II

farmer trips

05.15.2007

Derek De La Paz, Peace Coffee Head Roaster

So after traveling half way around the world, making my way thru Ethiopia's capitol Addis Ababa, I've finally arrived in Yirgacheffe, a very sacred place in the ever-changing coffee world. Many connoisseurs consider the coffee that is grown in this area to be the finest in the world. Rugged highlands with an abundance of seasonal rainfall make it an ideal location for the coffee plant to grow. …

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Sailing the Winds of Fair Trade, Part I

farmer trips

04.15.2007

Derek De La Paz, Peace Coffee Head Roaster

It’s February 2007 and I am on a flight from Washington, DC, to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. I am a roaster of coffee at Peace Coffee. I still can’t believe that in 16 hours I’ll be standing in the country that gave the world the coffee plant. The birthplace of coffee -- Ethiopia. What could it possibly be like? I will be traveling from Addis Ababa to Yirgacheffe in southern Ethiop…

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Iguanas, Coffee, and Magnetic Poles

farmer trips

03.15.2007

Ryan Seibold, Peace Coffee Barista

The island of Hispaniola (a.k.a. Haiti/Dominican Republic) was first inhabited by a society known as the "Taino" and numbered around 400,000 at the time of Christopher Columbus’ arrival. The island was the third piece of land Spanish explorers set foot on in the "new world" in 1492, following the Bahamian island of Guanahani and present-day Cuba. The island is home to the first Catholic C…

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The Hike--Adventures in Guatemala

farmer trips

09.15.2006

Ryan Seibold, Peace Coffee Barista

We made our way along trails that were rugged, broken and side winding. The trail we traversed wove through the dense and airy forest and descended into this impressive valley, where the opposite side looked like some sacred, growing, supernatural thing. Across the valley we could see the Sebal, Guatemala's great tree. We continued moving along toward the waterfall, our destination, further int…

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