In this weeks coffee news round up, there’s everything from a disgruntled coffee drinker’s letter to a company that makes bad coffee to a more series news story on Kenyan coffee crops decreasing because of heavy rains.
Muddy Dog Coffee Top 10 Ways to Drink Better Coffee in 2010
#2 is my favorite. One of the great things about coffee is that there’s so many to try. Even if you try the same coffee from three different places, it could taste three completely different ways.
Coffee And Conservation Farmers are abandoning organic coffee – and it’s your fault
Last week I mentioned a blog post about farmers giving up on organic and fair trade coffees. This article is about the same report, but includes a couple of real life tips on what we can do to help the coffee growers and our own health.
Dear Coffee An open letter to Red Diamond
I’ve never heard of Red Diamond coffee, but after reading this letter, I’m glad that I’ve never heard of it. There’s been a few times when I’ve been tempted to write similar letters.
BV Roastery Coffee Fudge Brownies!
I love brownies, especially ones made with coffee. I like everything about this recipe, except the part about using decaf coffee. Why on earth would you do something like that?
Non-caffeinated, non-alcoholic coffee made from grapes
Yeah, now I’ve heard everything. Coffee made from grapes? Soooooo, has anyone tried this? Does anyone want to try it?
Fair Trade And Eco Friendly Coffee, Tea And Cocoa
Looking to try some new fair trade or eco-friendly coffee? Huffington Post put together a slide show with some interesting coffees, as well as some other drinks like cocoa and tea if you’re into those sort of things.
Kenya Cuts 2010 Coffee Forecast 15% on Heavy Rains
It’s bad news for us coffee drinkers, but it’s going to be worse for the people growing the coffee.
Yakima’s Bikini Baristas Insist They Follow The Law, Serve Only Coffee
You know it’s a slow news week when they’re still talking about the bikini baristas. I’m beginning to think that all these city governments and television news shows should find something more important to talk about, like how the coffee tastes….I mean poverty and crime.
Photo by Vassilena.