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Cupping Coffees in Guatemala

Cupping Coffees in Guatemala

How We Choose Coffee Earlier this year, a team from Ferris was fortunate to travel down to Guatemala to visit our partners at the San Miguel Mill located just outside of Antigua. While there, our certified Q-grader and VP of Coffee Operations, Sam Mirto, along with Education Assistant, Hannah McClure, cupped over 80 different coffees the farm had to offer. Check out the behind the scenes look at what it takes to cup that many coffees and how we choose what we decide to bring back to you!  We have been doing business with our partners at the San Miguel...

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Origin Story: Brazil Santos

Origin Story: Brazil Santos

Our Brazil Cerrado, which we call by the more generic name “Santos,” is sourced through our friends at Ally Coffee, who have named this particular selection Paubrasil. Paubrasil is named for Brazil’s national tree and exemplifies the consistent quality created by Brazil’s seasoned farmers, who use all available technologies to advance production by growing coffees that offer balanced, smooth profiles, despite changing environmental conditions. About the Region Cerrado Mineiro is an ideal coffee-growing region in Brazil. Situated in high-altitude at nearly 800-1300 masl and flat terrain. This mild climate lets coffee cherries ripen consistently. Since the 1960's, after much work re-working...

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Our Responsibility Navigating Covid-19

Our Responsibility Navigating Covid-19

Update May 18, 2021 We are still at limited 50% capacity with the following rules and guidelines: Masks required for staff. Masks required for unvaccinated customers. Masks not required for vaccinated customers. Our hours will be updated so be sure to check our Locations Page or Google/Yelp for current hours of service. Capacity will be limited to 50%. Socially distanced tables and seats will be set. Seating cannot be reserved. We are required by law to continue with contact tracing procedures. "All dine-in food service establishments must maintain accurate records of the names and phone numbers of patrons who purchase food for consumption on...

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Origin Story: Huye Mountain

Origin Story: Huye Mountain

Huye Mountain Coffee comes from Rwanda. David Rubanzangabo founded Huye Mountain washing station in 2011 with the vision to “be a leading player and preferred choice for customer satisfaction in the international premium coffee market.” Rubanzangabo began producing coffee after studying agronomy and working in the country’s agricultural sector. He taught many small producers about coffee farming for several years before deciding to begin his own business. Located on the slopes of Huye Mountain in South Rwanda, he owns two washing stations that serves over 1,300 local farmers. These bourbon varietals are inspected for highest quality and then pulped before...

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