A podcast revealing the extraordinary stories hidden in your cup of coffee
20 years ago specialty coffee patted itself on the back for saving coffee farmers, both big and small, from the misery of low coffee prices.
But what's it like for a small coffee farmer getting into this specialty coffee club today?
We dive into El Salvador’s Cup of Excellence to contrast the experience of two producers.
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Piano music composed and performed by James Harper
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Sound mixing: Dom Edgley / www.domedgleysound.com/
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A big thanks to: Maria Zoila Pineda de Rivera, Oscar Rivera, Marco Ariz, Ignacio Gutiérrez
Editorial thanks: Janina Grabs, Jenn Rugolo, Tina Ghelani, Adam Harper
Maria was acted by Ana Kavalis
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I personally really, really dislike …
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But, I’m concerned this is going to get harder and harder for you in the future.
Climate change is …
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Water really matters when you’re brewing coffee. Different waters can dramatically change how a single coffee will taste.
But what is the right water for the best coffee?
In this episode I …
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