• Africa
  • Kuma Coffee // Ethiopia Borboya

    Kuma Coffee Ethiopia Borboya

    At the Borboya washing station in the Yirgacheffe region of Ethiopia, local farmers sell their prized heirloom coffee beans to be hand-sorted, processed, and prepared for export. Nearly 700 smallholder farmers from throughout the region contributed to this month’s selection from Kuma Coffee. Small farmers whose plots average a little less than two acres bring […]

  • Africa
  • Kuma Coffee // Kenya Mugaga

    Kenya Mugaga

    Today’s coffee comes from the Kenya Mugaga Farmers Cooperative, based in Nyeri. Kiamabara is a “factory” (a coffee mill) that is part of the Mugaga Farmers Cooperative Society (it is one of five that is operated by Mugaga), directed by Peter Macharia. The Kiamabara Factory was established in 1995, after the split of the giant […]

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  • Coffee Subscription Services Roundup

    Coffee subscription services are THE hot new thing in the industry, currently. And why not? With all those Fill in the Blank of the Month clubs that have been around for years, why shouldn’t specialty coffee be given a fair shake too? Coffee subscription services—and other similar services that thrive on the postal service—have almost […]