May 07, 2020
In broad strokes, places with a distinct profile have strong soils and biodiversity. In Part Two of our intro to coffee terroir, we delve into shade trees, organic material, and other factors in the ecology of a farm.
Apr 24, 2020
In the first of a series, we unpack terroir--the effect of a coffee's origin on flavor--starting with climate. Ever wonder why we list elevation on our info sheets? Here's your answer.
Apr 07, 2020
Just like grape varieties in wine, the kind of coffee plant affects flavor and cultivation. Learn the basics in this post.
Mar 26, 2020
Washed? Natural? Honey? Learn the ins and outs of post-harvest processing, the biggest determinant of coffee flavor.
Jun 19, 2019
The first of our Merit 101 Blog Series explains why we buy seasonally. Learn the basics of coffee harvest cycles and when to expect coffees from your favorite origin.