Communicating one’s felt experience to the outside world is a daunting task for any human. At any given point, miscommunication due to a variety of factors can impair our ability to relate to each other. Call me a technofuturist if you like, but I think one benefit of technology is its ability to ease the […]
In Australia, we’re no strangers to coffee: we roast it, we brew it, we serve it, and we consume it (we even grow it in some parts, but that’s another story altogether). In this, we’re a largely coffee-consuming nation, spending hours perfecting the ideal roast profile and building elaborately fit-out cafes for people to drink […]
Since 2012 we’ve taken part in a series of coffee conferences called Let’s Talk Coffee, presented by our friends and partners at Sustainable Harvest, a Portland, Oregon-based green coffee importer. Unique, origin-focused and wildly international, Let’s Talk Coffee’s previous speakers list is a who’s who of top coffee minds, from Dr. Aaron Davis of the […]
Crowdfunding has never quite been so chic as today, and the latest coffee-centric pitch for your backing adds a welcome humanitarian twist. From our friend and partners at Sustainable Harvest comes this unique fundraising opportunity to make an impact on a Guatemalan coffee farm that’s suffering the tragic consequences of roya, or coffee leaf rust. From the […]
Sprudge Associate Editor Liz Clayton recently attended Sustainable Harvest‘s Let’s Talk Coffee conference in Panama. Here is her second field report–read Part 1 here. Post-HarVee jubilation, Let’s Talk Coffee leapt right back into its jam-packed schedule Friday morning. Today would be Geisha day, it seemed: the prized, esteemed (and sometimes irrationally chased) coffee variety that […]
Sustainable Harvest‘s 12th annual Let’s Talk Coffee conference is currently underway in Panama. We join Sprudge.com Associate Editor Liz Clayton from the event, where she’ll be a featured panel guest later today. On the shores of Panama’s southern coast, a filmy mist of humidity forms across the screen of my laptop, while off in the […]
Registration is now open for Let’s Talk Coffee 2014, the coffee world’s largest origin conference, presented by our friends and partners at Sustainable Harvest. This year is the event’s 12th annual edition, and will happen in Panama from October 9th–12th at the Westin Playa Bonita, located just outside of Panama City. Confirmed speakers include such […]
Mushrooms, honey, and coffee.
Feature by Alex Bernson.
Alex Bernson reporting live from El Salvador.
Hey, let’s talk.
This Week In Our Nonsense.
This one time, we cupped a bunch of robusta.
We’ve never seen anything like it.
We’re reporting live from Medellin, Colombia!
Hosting a panel! Covering the event! Keeping our wits!