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Guatemalan Coffees from Olympia Coffee Roasting

Posted by Oliver Stormshak on

                                                      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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El Salvador Video

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Olympia Coffee Roasting Co. - El Salvador, La Gloria from Voortex Productions on Vimeo. We are excited to share our new video from El Salvador. This video features producer Luis Rodriguez at his family farms in Apaneca and Ataco El Salvador. Our first offering from the Rodriguez family La Gloria can be purchased by following this link http://www.olympiacoffee.com/collections/coffees/products/el-salvador-la-gloria

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Costa Rica Micro Lot Video

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Olympia Coffee Roasting Co. - Costa Rican Micro Lots from Voortex Productions on Vimeo. As you are enjoying our delicious new Costa Rican Micro Lots from La Mirella, Herbazu, and Farami. See the faces and land that produced such amazing coffee for us. This video was shot during the February 2012 harvest. And, if you have not yet seen our Central American video check our From The Source. From the Source - Olympia Coffee Sourcing in Central America from Voortex Productions on Vimeo.

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From The Source Video Documentary

Posted by Oliver Stormshak on

We would like to share our new video with you: From The Source. I've been friends with Charley Voorhis for many years now. He used to own a cafe in Leavenworth, Washington. At the time, I was a barista trainer who worked with Charley and his crew in every detail of coffee education. Over the years, we kept in touch and visited each other even after he left his coffee career. I'm very glad he did leave coffee, because his skills as a photographer and filmmaker are too great not to be utilized.  Not many people get a chance to...

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TNT March 29th, At Olympia Coffee Roasting Co.

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We are hosting the NW Thursday Night Throwdown.  The throwdown will include a latte art competition and a triangulation style tasting competition. In addition, we will premier our new film, <i>From The Source</i>, filmed while sourcing coffee in Costa Rica, El Salvador, and Guatemala.  The fun starts at 7pm at 108 Cherry Street.  

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