Interviews with experts.
May. 14, 2014 - Story by ryan brown
Ryan talks to Blue Bottle coffee buyer Stephen Vick about his trip to the Ketiara Cooperative and the challenges and opportunities of Sumatra.
Mar. 11, 2014 - Story by Tony Konecny
Tony talks to a filmmaker working on a documentary about the strange world of competitive baristas.
Feb. 18, 2014 - Story by ryan brown
Ecuador is often overlooked, but it has the land and varieties to produce exceptional quality coffee, and Ena Galletti is in the middle of it.
Feb. 13, 2014 - Story by Derek Powazek
We chatted with R. Stevens, the man behind long-running comic Diesel Sweeties, to talk about his new book, his top three best cups of coffee, and why even a bad cup of joe deserves some respect.
Jan. 31, 2014 - Story by Danielle Harris
Kim Ku is a New York based illustrator and the creator of the coffee spirits that appear on Tonx t-shirts and hoodies. We asked her about being an artist, where her ghosts come from, and, of course, coffee.
Oct. 22, 2013 - Story by ryan brown
I had a chat with Francisco Javier about his family, his farm, and how the US coffee culture looks to a Nicaraguan coffee farmer.
Sep. 25, 2013 - Story by ryan brown
Benjamin Paz and his family have been milling coffee for three generations. We chatted about the changing face of Honduran coffee and all the hard work that goes into every bean.