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Buzzing The Airwaves: Coffee Week On National Publ...

Buzzing The Airwaves: Coffee Week On National Public Radio’s Morning Edition

American radio news program Morning Edition and NPR blog The Salt team up to celebrate coffee this week with some exciting and in-depth stories on the subject. Here’s a recap of what they covered during the week – from a simple quiz on the basics of coffee to the genealogy of it (and then along comes Jerry Seinfeld!)

All in all, this was a great week for coffee on public radio.

 

monday

Coffee Quiz: Discover The World In A Cup of Joe – by NPR Staff.

Bay Ismoyo/AFP/Getty Images (NPR)

Bay Ismoyo/AFP/Getty Images (NPR)

How Coffee Brings The World Together – by Dan Charles.

tuesday

Journey Of A Specialty Coffee Bean, From Cherry To Cup – by Allison Aubrey.

Josh Bletchely (NPR)

Photo by Josh Bletchely (NPR)

Newspaper Takes The Pulse Of San Diego Coffee Culture – by Eliza Barclay.

wednesday

Via Hulton Archive/Getty Images (NPR)

Via Hulton Archive/Getty Images (NPR)

How Coffee Influenced The Course of History – by Lydia Zuraw, featuring Mark Pendergrast.

Photo by Dan Charles (NPR)

Photo by Dan Charles (NPR)

Coffee For A Cause: What Do Those Feel-Good Labels Deliver? – by Dan Charles.

thursday

(Kazuki Yamamoto)

Photo by Kazuki Yamamoto (NPR)

Masterpiece In A Mug: Japanese Latte Art Will Perk You Up – by Maria Godoy.

David Gilkey (NPR)

David Gilkey (NPR)

Step Aside, Gents. Witness The Rise Of Women In Coffee – by Allison Aubrey.

Photo by Christopher Furlong for Getty Images (NPR)

Photo by Christopher Furlong for Getty Images (NPR)

EU Embraces ‘Suspended Coffee’: Pay It Forward With A Cup Of Joe – by Sylvia Poggioli.

friday

VIDEO: The NPR Virtual Coffeehouse – by Maria Godoy.

Photo by Dan Charles (NPR)

Photo by Dan Charles (NPR)

Exploring Coffee’s Past To Rescue Its Future – by Dan Charles.

Via istockphoto.com (NPR)

Via istockphoto.com (NPR)

Why Caffeine In Coffee Is A Miracle Drug For The Tired – by Eliza Barclay.

via Youtube

via Youtube

So Jerry Seinfeld Called Us To Talk About Coffee – by NPR Staff.

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