Ain’t technology grand? Two of the architects of the direct trade model – Geoff Watts and Peter Giuliano – will be hanging out together later today on Google, taking your questions, playfully throwing each other shade, and just all-around dropping knowledge and having a good time. Also joining them will be 2008 World Barista Champion Stephen Morrissey, seen here participating elsewhere online:

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But in all serious, it ought to be a fun event, sort of like a live version of the Wet Mill Tumblr – come with fun or nerdy coffee sourcing questions to ask, and ye shall be totally answered. The hangout begins at 2pm Pacific time, and is happening today, August 28th. Join the hangout at

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