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.

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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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