Culture Cooler.: Good Coffee, Worldly Coffee Cups, Milk for All. Nov.16.



San Francisco, CA | The annual Good Food Awards celebration honoring food in a number of categories has announced its finalists. Of 2,059 entries, 291 companies are among the contenders, 24 of which are in the coffee category with Intelligenstia being the only company listed twice.

Coffee roll please: Anchorhead Coffee, Bard Coffee, BeanFruit Coffee Company, Bird Rock Coffee Roasters, Case Coffee Roasters, Craft & Mason Roasting Co., Crimon Cup Coffee & Tea, Equator Coffees & Teas, Giv Coffee, Higher Grounds Trading Co., Intelligentsia Coffee, Kickapoo Coffee Roasters, Klatch Coffee, La Colombe Coffee Roasters, Lineage Roating, Mr. Espresso, Noble Coffee Roasting, Novel Coffee Roasters, Olympia Coffee Roasting Co., Onyx Coffee Lab, OQ Coffee Co., Red Rooster Coffee Roaaster, Speckled Ax Wood Roasted Coffee, Spyhouse Coffee Roasting Co.

Until the Good Food Award is awarded let us drink these coffees.

Manhattan, New York |If you can’t drink around-the-world, then around-the-world must come to you. Artist, collector and coffee cup drinker Harry Hargreaves [@coffeecupsoftheworld] has opened an exhibition of his to-go cup collection. The collection features independent cafes, and this zine is in support of the indie – a major key to forwarding the little guys and gals of the industry – and cultural change agents. Upon visiting the exhibition you’ll also see artwork from friends of Hargreaves on limited edition cups and FREE Intelligentsia coffee. TIME: Ora Gallery Wed-Sun 1-7 p.m.

NATIONAL  | Coffee for all. In the world of specialty coffee accessibility is key.  One of the culture’s premiere and beloved milk brands Califia Farms has launched a new e-commerce site to facilitate the availability of all its products to consumers who might be geographically challenged in getting to stockists, or, are finding their desired items out of stock. Here’s to plant power milking our love in the best way.