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.
Coffee Quiz: Discover The World In A Cup of Joe – by NPR Staff.
How Coffee Brings The World Together – by Dan Charles.
Journey Of A Specialty Coffee Bean, From Cherry To Cup – by Allison Aubrey.
Newspaper Takes The Pulse Of San Diego Coffee Culture – by Eliza Barclay.
How Coffee Influenced The Course of History – by Lydia Zuraw, featuring Mark Pendergrast.
Coffee For A Cause: What Do Those Feel-Good Labels Deliver? – by Dan Charles.
Masterpiece In A Mug: Japanese Latte Art Will Perk You Up – by Maria Godoy.
Step Aside, Gents. Witness The Rise Of Women In Coffee – by Allison Aubrey.
EU Embraces ‘Suspended Coffee’: Pay It Forward With A Cup Of Joe – by Sylvia Poggioli.
VIDEO: The NPR Virtual Coffeehouse – by Maria Godoy.
Exploring Coffee’s Past To Rescue Its Future – by Dan Charles.
Why Caffeine In Coffee Is A Miracle Drug For The Tired – by Eliza Barclay.
So Jerry Seinfeld Called Us To Talk About Coffee – by NPR Staff.
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