USBC Round 1 Line-Up

usbc2011: Thursday April 28 All times are approximate. Check the live-stream to see who’s on, then adjust accordingly. All times CDT – Houston, TX, USA Comp Time – Comp Number. Barista, Company – City 11:15 – 1. Stephen Schuh, Kaldis’s – St Louis 11:25 – 2. Chandler Rentz, Batdorf – Atlanta 11:55 – 3. Row Aczon
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Cracking the Coffeemaker

  Our collaborative spirit often finds us in beautiful spaces all over the world—and in our own backyards—populated by creative, entrepreneurial people who inspire us. We recently sent our Head Service Technician and resident beer expert Bill McAllister to the borderlands of Connecticut, where he visited a…beer farm? My phone’s GPS started to work only intermittently
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On Amaro Gayo

Irving Farm’s Director of Wholesale, Teresa von Fuchs, has had the opportunity to visit coffee farms in a few different parts of the world—it’s not, as they say, her first rodeo. But a recent trip to Ethiopia with our Coffee Buyer, Dan Streetman, to visit the Amaro Gayo coffee farms belonging to our producing partner Asnakech Thomas,
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Thoughts on El Salvador

In these pages, we’ve been proud to share occasional travel journals from Irving Farm family members like our Green Buyer Dan Streetman, or this wonderful Honduras reflection by longtime staffer and all-around-talent John Summerour. Now, we’re thrilled to share words from Liz Dean, manager of our Upper West Side Cafe, who we profiled here last
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The Los Niños Experiments

Irving Farm’s relationship with El Salvador’s Finca Talnamica and the Ortiz Herrera family has developed into one of our most fruitful, beginning in 2012 when Nena Méndez walked into our 79th Street cafe and noticed a black-and-white mural on the back wall depicting Guadalupe, a coffee farm from her homeland. She inquired about the photographer—who
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Blue Hill, Dan Barber and Coffee Get WastED

Last month, Irving Farm Coffee Roasters was delighted to participate in Blue Hill‘s transformation into wastED, a one of a kind pop-up restaurant that invited diners to reconsider food waste while some of the country’s top chefs daringly innovated their way through 600 pounds of ugly vegetables (including 350 pounds vegetable pulp), 150 pounds of kale ribs, 30 gallons
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Introducing Irving Farm’s New Training Space: The Loft

We’ve been dreaming about the launch of our new training & education facility for months, and now you’re invited! Located just west of Union Square where the Flatiron District meets Chelsea, the Irving Farm Coffee Roasters Loft is open for business with a range of weekly classes for coffee professionals and hobbyists alike. Come in
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