Experiencing the emerging origin of Myanmar

by Dane Loraas on March 30, 2016 at 4:33 PM

Just a few weeks ago, I had never tasted coffee from Myanmar, the Southeast Asian nation formerly known as Burma. I knew the country produced...

Rediscovering an eco-minded cooperative in Northern Colombia

by Olga Cuellar-Gomez on February 17, 2016 at 12:15 PM

We at Sustainable Harvest® have a close relationship with Red Ecolsierra, a cooperative located in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountain range...

Creating something special in Peru

by Wynne McAuley on October 1, 2015 at 4:33 PM

It’s the very end of our visit to the Chirinos co-op. We’re about an hour away from hopping into our car to travel the many windy, graveled roads...

Origin office helping roasters find unique coffees in Peru

by Dane Loraas on August 28, 2015 at 12:02 PM

I recently returned from Peru, where I took one of our roaster customers to visit Sustainable Harvest®’s Peru office as well as coffee farms and...

Visiting some of Colombia's best coffee organizations

by Dane Loraas on December 29, 2014 at 2:58 PM

Last month I traveled through Colombia with a new friend: Stuart Hargie, the green buyer for New Zealand’s Gravity Coffee. Stuart is one of...

Brazil: A vast origin full of potential

by Sara Morrocchi on November 26, 2014 at 12:02 PM

 

Earlier this month I set off to visit the largest—and one of the most exciting—coffee origins in the world, Brazil. Brazil is a powerhouse...

Visiting the thriving washing stations of the Machare smallholders

by Boss Farijallah on November 25, 2014 at 1:03 PM

Last week I had the pleasure of traveling to the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania to visit the Machare group of smallholders, also known as...

Strengthening supply for next harvest in Nicaragua, Honduras

by Sara Morrocchi on September 30, 2014 at 8:37 AM

Earlier this month I headed to Central America for 10 days to touch base with all of the producer organizations in the Sustainable Harvest® supply...

Discovering Brazil's Finest Relationship Coffees

by David Piza on August 27, 2014 at 3:12 PM

Part 1: The Pioneer North

My recent trip to Brazil brought insight into the recent drought and market volatility that is rocking the specialty...