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Friday Coffee Tasting (feat. Women’s Work in Coffee)
December 9, 2016 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pmFree
Our Friday Coffee Tasting this week at La Marzocco Cafe includes seven coffees that feature various women producers, roasters, buyers and organizers. We’ll be tasting their coffees, sharing their stories, and discussing gender issues in coffee.
Special Guests include: Lacy Audry of Kalsada Coffee, Jennifer Roberts of Atlas Coffee Importers and Denae Hendrickson of Onyx Coffee Importers.
Coffees to be tasted are:
Pilot Coffee’s El Cadejo, Guatemala featuring producer Lucrecia Rodas and Onyx Coffee’s involvement;
Kalsada Coffee offering featuring co-founder Lacy Wood;
Panther Coffee Roasters’s El Salvador Finca Kilimanjaro featuring producer Aida Batlle and Panther co-owner Leticia Pollock;
Counter Culture Coffee’s Honduras Finca El Puente featuring producer Marysabel Cabellero;
Metropolis Coffee’s Colombia Finca Los Nogales featuring producer Maria Rosa Oidor and coffee buyer Amy Lawlor; and
City Girl Coffee’s Honduras Santa Elena featuring producer Maria Elena Vásquez Marquez and the unique business model of City Girl Coffee to bring awareness to gender equality in coffee.
El Diamante, Guatemala featuring producer Patricia Perez and Onyx Coffee’s involvement roasted by Brandywine Coffee Roasters and Temple Coffee Roaster.
This Tasting is Free to attend, but will be limited to the first 15 RSVPs. We are asking all guests to bring a donation for our Holiday Drive supporting Jubliee Women’s Center, if able. Popular donation items include toiletries for women or gift cards (even in small amounts) for stores like Target, QFC, Amazon, Safeway, Walgreens, and Walmart.
This is an incredible opportunity to taste and learn about some of the industry’s most exciting producers, roasters, buyers, and organizers. See you there!
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