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Learning how to Roast Coffee

Learning how to Roast Coffee

Learning to roast coffee successfully requires mentorship over a period of time, varying from a few months to a few years with lots of trials and errors. In spite of that fact, we can teach you the fundamentals of coffee roasting, safety procedures, simple maintenance and basics about coffee in a weekend. Anything beyond that is not realistic in a weekend course.

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Code of Conduct for the Specialty Coffee Business

Code of Conduct for the Specialty Coffee Business

Walking into any given cafe on any given day, you may encounter anything from a polite and professional well dressed barista, to a scruffily-dressed kid who neither smile’s nor seems to care how you would like your coffee...

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Post Pandemic COVID-19 Toughest on Food Industry People

Post Pandemic COVID-19 Toughest on Food Industry People

Luckily, in the past the coffee industry has proven itself relatively recession-proof. Big question is, if it is pandemic proof ?

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Chapter 13 of the COVID-19 Coffee Survival Guide for Cafes

Chapter 13 of the COVID-19 Coffee Survival Guide for Cafes

The easiest way to avoid cream and sugar in your coffee is to buy higher quality coffee, you will taste that it is naturally sweet as opposed to the dark burnt, bitter stuff from chain stores, so try out a local independent coffee shop...

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Chapter 12 of the COVID-19 Coffee Survival Guide

Chapter 12 of the COVID-19 Coffee Survival Guide

There is a false belief marketed that you need to spend a lot of money on specialized equipment in order to make good coffee and latte art. This insidious belief implies you need to...

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In Memory of R. Michael Ratcliffe

In Memory of R. Michael Ratcliffe

We have partnered with Rocanini Coffee Roasters in order to bring awareness and to raise funds for the Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre in R. Michael Ratcliffe’s name. Please join us...

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