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Safehouse Coffee Roasters Damaged in Fire, Members of the Specialty Coffee Community Rally to Support

Help support Safehouse by making a donation on EverRibbon to help them rebuild.  If you needed more evidence that the specialty coffee community takes care of their own, it was demonstrated yet again through the acts of SCAA member Batdorf & Bronson Coffee Roasters. Employees of the company, Daniel Thompson and Dut Goodman, drove from Atlanta to …

SCAA Board Of Directors Meet With Honduran Presidential Delegates, Cabinet Members And Representatives Of IHCAFE

SCAA Announces Honduras as its Portrait Country in 2012 In a formal ceremony held in the Presidential Palace, SCAA Executive Director, Ric Rhinehart, along with the SCAA Board of Directors signed an agreement naming Honduras as the Portrait Country for the annual SCAA exposition to be held in Portland, Oregon beginning on April 19, 2012.  …

Uganda’s Best Coffees shine at the 2012 National Taste of Harvest Competitions

The Eastern African Fine Coffees Association (EAFCA), in partnership with the Uganda Coffee Federation and the Uganda TOH Committee are pleased to announce the completion of the 2012 Taste of Harvest (ToH) Coffee Competition that was held at the UCDA Quality Lab in Kampala from 16th – 20th January 2012. EAFCA’s ToH is the leading …

Square Mile Coffee Roasters to Host Instructor Development Program in London

On March 2 & 3, 2012 Square Mile Coffee Roasters will offer two opportunities to participate in the Instructor Development Program (IDP) in London, England. This popular professional development course allows Coffee Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to be students as they learn about applied adult learning concepts in the workplace, including instructional design (based on the ADDIE …

New Research Update: The Impact of Coffee Processing on River Water in Ethiopia

By Emma Sage, Coffee Science Manager, SCAA A new study, published in the Journal of Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, has investigated the specific environmental impact of coffee waste on river water in the Jimma Zone of Ethiopia. This research was undertaken by collaborators from Ethiopian, US and Belgium Universities, as well as the local Jimma …