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Coffee Terms: What is a Q-Grader?

Coffee Terms: What is a Q-Grader?

"Q-Grading" is a term used a lot in the specialty coffee world, so what is it exactly? Today we're going to break down what it's about, how people become certified, and the significance of what it all means. Luckily for us at Ferris, we have two staff members who are certified and can explain it all for us.

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Recipe: Coffee Ice Cream Pops

Recipe: Coffee Ice Cream Pops

Cooling off with a popsicle in the summer just feels right! But these aren’t your average store-bought, freezer-burnt popsicles; these are homemade using some amazing products from Ferris Coffee. Not to mention they are completely vegan and gluten free.

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Partner Highlight: House Rules Gaming Lounge

Partner Highlight: House Rules Gaming Lounge

The board game revolution is exploding and Grand Rapids, Michigan is lucky enough to have a locally-owned gaming lounge conveniently located downtown. House Rules Board Game Lounge opened in December 2020 and offers a fun environment for all ages. With hundreds of games to play and purchase, every visit to the Lounge is sure to be a new adventure!

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Origin Story: Honduras UNIOCAFÉ

Origin Story: Honduras UNIOCAFÉ

UNIOCAFÉ is a producer association in the Ocotepeque region of Western Honduras, and its umbrella organization supports 28 producer groups, representing more than 1,000 coffee farmers.

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