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Organic + Fair Trade

Fair Trade Years ago when I started roasting coffee, one of the most sobering and disturbing reality check was the concept of "fair trade".  When I would order coffee from distributors the difference in price for raw "fair trade" coffee was marginal or non existent.  Yet "fair trade" coffee was selling for significantly more than even specialty grade coffee.  Thats a deal breaker for me.  The expectation of the program at face value is that the additional cost goes to the farmer.  People rightly rationalise that paying $17.00 +++ for these coffee's that a larger chunk makes it back to the farmers. ...

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Honduras is on the way!

Honduras is on the way!

This single origin coffee hails from Las Vegas Honduras.  Under the guidance of Pedro Erras, Ramon Lara's team is producing outstanding coffee.  This wet process coffee is picked multiple times throughout the season to ensure only the ripe cherries are harvested.  The cupping is consistently smooth, rich and slightly on the floral side.  I really dig this bean. Order now until March 15th using the promo code "ilovepoppa" and save 35% on your raw coffee purchase.

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