Pouring on Social Media Buzz is essential

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How’s Your Coffee Tree growing?
Feb12

How’s Your Coffee Tree growing?

   Hello Susan,    Michelle, my wife, spoke with you in January about the coffee beans we were able to harvest     from our coffee trees.  Michelle said that you were interested in seeing a few photos.    So here t they are.    These are the same plants that you gave us at the Coffee Tree a few years ago.    They are doing quite well and are getting very large.    We were able to harvest just enough beans for two cups of coffee....

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Coffee beans in danger of extinction

Climate change could kill off prized Arabica plants by 2080 CBC News  Nov 9, 2012 2:37 PM ET A cup of morning coffee could be much harder to find, and much more expensive, before the century is out thanks to climate change and the possible extinction of wild Arabica beans. That’s the warning behind a new study by U.K. and Ethiopian researchers who say the beans that go into 70 per cent of the world’s coffee could be wiped out by 2080....

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Honing our staff’s Barista Skills

We welcomed Josh from the Barista Academy this week to fine tune all our staff’s barista skills! Lots of education poured forth into espressos, lattes and...

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Here’s to Mr. Coffee, Known to Some as Sam

New York Times Published: March 21, 2012 There is a great dividing year in the history of coffee in America, and it is 1972. Before it, the percolator. After, automatic drip. Samuel Glazer Dies at 89; Popularized Drip Coffee (March 22, 2012) (If you’re under 50: A percolator was a coffeepot that held ground coffee in a metal basket perched on a skinny hollow stem. Water boiled up the stem and plopped over the grounds, over and over. A...

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Coffee-shoponomics

thegridTO.comWED FEB 22, 2012 FOOD AND DRINK Since 2008, an estimated 100 new independent cafés have opened in downtown Toronto, offering premium espressos at premium prices—usually within bean-throwing distance of five or six other coffee shops. How the hell do they all stay in business? BY: DAVID SAX Last month, two men came into El Almacen, the two-year-old Argentinean-influenced café at Queen and Dovercourt, ordered some coffees...

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