Category Archives: Brew Better

Roaster Realm: Mama Mocha’s

February 12, 2013

This week we are profiling coffee diva and roaster extraordinaire Sarah Gill with Mama Mocha’s. Sarah is co-owner of this artisan shop in Auburn, Alabama and she truly bridges the realm of art and science when roasting. Next time you see her, ask about how she combines the two unique ingredients of Jamieson and smoked applewood chips to treat […]

Roaster Realm: Café Kubal

February 6, 2013

Welcome to the first installment in a new blog series highlighting THRIVE Farmer’s roaster partners. Our roasters and coffee houses have a passion for sourcing, roasting and brewing the finest coffees from around the world and are leaders in the specialty coffee industry.  Our first conversation is with Matt Godard, owner of Café Kubal in Syracuse NY. […]

Master the Perfect Cup – February 2013 class schedule

December 18, 2012 | 1 Comment

February 20th & 21st  – 2-Day Workshop (8 hrs each day) THRIVE FARMERS Coffee is dedicated to educating coffee enthusiasts like you on all aspects of coffee – from sustainable farming practices at origin to brewing best practices in order to achieve the best quality cup of coffee. Because education and quality go hand-in-hand, our classes […]

A tip for better coffee tasting: Don’t (just) drink more coffee.

September 15, 2012

Written by Adam Wilson, Thrive Farmer’s newest Farm-to-Market Specialist. If you’ve been in the coffee industry for any length of time two things are probably true: 1) you’ve been to a few cuppings and 2) you remember how raving mad everyone around you seemed the first time you went to a cupping.   You remember the […]

Why Weight?

April 28, 2012

We have received many questions lately for how to brew the perfect cup of coffee.  For this blog, let’s start with one of the most important rules to achieve the perfect cup – weighing your coffee. In many coffee making instructions you will find directions that call for (x) scoops per (x) ounces of water. […]

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