Build Outs Of Summer: The Bean Pedaler, Now Open In Cañon City, Colorado

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We first met Erica Noel Koenig when she competed for Thanksgiving Coffee Company & Six Degrees Coffee Service at the 2013 Southwest Regional Barista Competition. "Since then," Koenig told us in an email, "I was hit by a car on my bike, had to come home to the small town I grew up in, ended up in a wheelchair for 3 months, regrew some … [Read more...]

The World’s Biggest Free Coffee Education Series Is Coming To Denver

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We're excited to announce open registration for the next Barista Nation event, being held the weekend of July 25th-27th in Denver, Colorado at Galvanize (1062 Delaware St.). This will be our 8th event with Barista Nation, a globetrotting series of coffee lectures, presentations, and parties that's been hosted in cities like Montreal, Paris, … [Read more...]

It’s All About Coffee: TED-ish Event In Denver, July 20th

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There's an exciting event happening on Saturday, July 20th at Allegro Coffee in Thornton, Colorado. Our good friend Josh Taves of Dogwood Coffee Roasters sent along this information: It is being put on by the Rocky Mountain Craft Coffee Alliance in conjunction with the Barista Guild of America and will have speakers from Dogwood, Allegro, Coffee … [Read more...]

Cannabis Coffee Shop Opens In Colorado

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Colorado residents are positively danked with excitement over a brand new "cannabis-friendly" coffee and tea co-op, the first of its kind since recreational pot laws were passed in Colorado. For just $5, folks over the legal toking age of 21 can hang out at the Hive Co-Op, smoke a little sweet leaf, and play Candyland. No, for reals: [The Hive] … [Read more...]

Specialty Coffee Marijuana Blog Blazes New Trail In Washington

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In the United States, Colorado and Washington voters passed legislation legalizing marijuana, ending nine decades of pot prohibition. Although it's anyone's guess if these new laws will be fought in court by the federal government, a group of Washington residents have taken to the blogs to express their love of high grade medical cannabis paired … [Read more...]