Blog — Coffee Lab
Guatemalan Coffees from Olympia Coffee Roasting
Our Guatemalan offerings this year have been a labor of love and determination and we couldn’t be more pleased to serve them. Each of our recent direct trade projects focuses on increasing coffee quality at the farm level in order to increase quality for our customers. Ultimately, this work lays a foundation for a sustainable coffee market for farmers and creates opportunity to improve quality of life among our coffee farmers, staff, and customers. CODECH Cooperative, Huehuetenango ADINTHEC Reserva Aroma de Canalaj Flor de Queqhna Palo Blanco We are featuring four coffees from the CODECH Cooperative,...
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A Rare Opportunity: Olympia Coffee Roasting Seeks a Production Coffee Roaster
Olympia Coffee Roasting Co. Seeks a Production Coffee Roaster Olympia Coffee Roasting Co. is seeking a talented individual to fill one of our company’s key positions: production roaster. About our company: Olympia Coffee Roasting Co. is a small company focused on sourcing, roasting, and brewing exceptional coffees. We are based in Olympia, Washington, the heart of the Pacific Northwest, and have recently been named the prestigious 2013 Micro Roaster of the Year by Roast Magazine. In the coming years, we will continue to build on that honor, growing our retail and wholesale presence throughout the Northwest and nationally....
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Over the past several weeks we have been hard at work building a state-of-the-art espresso training lab and cupping room attached to our roastery. In designing the Coffee Lab we wanted it to be bright and welcoming with the overall feel and bar flow to match our cafes. Building it was a lesson in DIY wood working with an eye towards green building. In construction we decided to use reclaimed materials whenever possible. My father Dale Schroeder built the cabinets using reclaimed Doug Fir Flooring, the counter tops were sourced locally through Windfall Lumber, and the cupping table is...
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