We’re honored to have Michelle Johnson join us to recap the Intersectionality panel from Episode 54. Michelle is the Sprudgie award winning founder of The Chocolate Barista, creative marketing director at Barista Hustle, and a long-time friend of the show. Buckle up and take a listen!
At the Global Coffee Expo in Seattle, we had the opportunity to sit in on a truly inspirational panel called "Intersectionality, Building Influence, and Changing Power Structures" moderated by Michelle Johnson of The Chocolate Barista & Tracy Ging, co-founder of the Coffeewoman. The panel was focussed on gender, race, and inequality, and how to remove barriers and foster change within the coffee industry. On the next episode, we'll talk more with Michelle Johnson, so stay tuned!
This past weekend we attended the Global Coffee Expo in Seattle where we were able to interview some amazing people in the specialty coffee industry. The first episode in a series of those interviews, we're talking about the cost of coffee with the producer of some of the worlds most expensive and prized coffees - Graciano Cruz, as well as a long-time veteran of the coffee industry in LA who recently started selling cups for just $1, Tonx.
In case you hadn't heard, one of our own, Mr. Brian Beyke, is has qualified to compete in this year's national Brewers Cup competitions in Seattle, WA. We're talking at length about his road leading up to the qualifiers as well as what he's doing to prepare for brewing on the big stage. Lots of goodies in this episode ... we hope you enjoy!
We’ve been talking about talking about water for a while, but we’re excited to start a discussion on the topic with Taylor Minor and Charles Nick of Third Wave Water. We talk about the importance of water for brewing, regional water preferences, and how their product can help equalize such an important factor like water.
When it comes to combining coffee culture with great design, there’s no one working harder to fill the void than The Department of Brewology. We’re honored to welcome longtime friends of the show, David Salinas and Brett Cannon, to talk about how the company's inception, their current and past projects, and much much more. Listen along for a few juicy spoilers about what’s coming up next year!