On Coffee, Five on Tue | February 27, 2015

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They talked coffee. I heard them.

“Coffee thrives on large scale systems.” Charles Babinski x United States Barista Competition

From Guatemala, Jayro Bustamante’s debut feature Ixcanul has picked up good notices. It’s the story of a Mayan girl who dreams of seeing the world beyond her family’s coffee plantation and the volcano that towers over it. Deadline

“Fairtrade, whose ethical brand is licensed to everything from coffee to clothing, pineapples to preserves, is too big not to be hit.” The Independent

“The winner isn’t determined exclusively by the quality of their latte (though of course that’s important), but instead by whether or not their performance was enough to establish them in the judges eyes as a worthy ambassador for specialty coffee.” Sarah Bennett, LA Weekly

“My interview for my 1678456 internship in New York City didn’t consist of men in stiff suits & ties and generic interview questions. It was over coffee.”  Rashsad Denzel, Publius

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