The best coffee grows in the mountains, where it is cool. It needs low temperatures to thrive, which is why growers often put shade trees in their fields. But the mountains are getting hotter. And the higher you go, the less room there is to grow coffee. Show More Summary
A lot of people really like craft beer. But, how many people love it enough to do a crazy 40 Day/40 Pennsylvania Craft Brewery Tour? Most of us enjoy a morning cup of coffee, but how about at 4500 feet in the Blue Mountains of Jamaica, off the tourist path? Yes, that would be me.... The post Pitch Your Niche appeared first on Mediabistro.
My alarm buzzed at 6 a.m. Saturday morning, but I languished in bed until 6:30. Finally slumped onto the floor, made instant coffee and oatmeal in the microwave, threw on a still-wet daypack with soggy bars in the side pocket, and walked out the door. Show More Summary
I’m on vacation this week in Vermont, taking in some green mountains and cultural liberalism, so there’ll be reposts on Monday and Wednesday. In the meantime, here are some links for your reading pleasure: • Upholding the integrity of the secular community requires that we not turn a blind eye when credible allegations of unethical [Read More...]
In Silicon Valley, even the coffee shops and pizzerias have chief technology officers. In a recent profile of a Mountain View Calif.-based pizzeria called Zumes that was published in the LA Times, the paper explores how software engineer...Show More Summary
by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue Party Mountain's majestic fish mountain. B-Side Foods Hello, eaters of Slog, and welcome to The Stranger's latest food column: Taste This, Seattle. The theme here is to highlight individual dishes or beverages that really knocked my socks off over the past week. Show More Summary
One-cup coffee pods like the Keurig K-cups have historically been challenging in terms of recyclability – and have come under fire by environmental groups for the mountains of plastic that is ending up in landfills. But Keurig Green Mountain has been on a two-pronged journey to make its pods more environmentally... Show More Summary
Doctors say he suffered sudden cardiac arrest and died in about an hour.
Coffee lovers are in for a treat next week, with the launch of the Six Degrees Café at Black Mountain High School in O’Connor. For the past year, students with learning and development disabilities have been immersing themselves in a work-style experience, learning how to make coffee, serve customers and work as a team. Acting […]
With a sale to Europe’s JAB Holding Company, Panera will join a stable of brands that includes Peet’s Coffee, Caribou Coffee and Keurig Green Mountain.
Nothing beats a caffeine fix amidst duct tape patches and goggle tans.
Fair-trade sourcing of coffee beans, while a commendable business practice, seems like an awfully snoozy topic for TV commercials. Would swift-paced voiceovers and quick-cut imagery draw in viewers and hold their attention? If this sounds appealing, perhaps Havas New York's latest effort for Green Mountain Coffee will make your heart beat faster. The ad below...
Sunny Stroeer got sick and still set the speed record on Aconcagua. We sat down with the ex weekend warrior to talk training, coffee, and the all-women team that tackled the highest mountain in South America.
Keurig and the maker of Budweiser are teaming up to create an "in-home alcohol drink system." The venture is a collaboration between Keurig Green Mountain, the Vermont-based maker of the single-serve coffee machines that are seemingly...Show More Summary
Nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh nineteen. So we are still in the mountains for another hour or so, and I’m sitting next to the fireplace, having my coffee and looking through imgur, because I […]
It wasn't long after I stopped to make coffee on the Turtle Mountains road, that it was time for lunch.(Actually, before I found a place for lunch, I mistakenly pulled off on the paved road to McLaughlin, thinking that I could get aShow More Summary
"We set out to be a small neighborhood staple, and I think we have achieved that," Mountain Province owner Ray Luna says of his coffee shop on Meserole Street in East Williamsburg. "We're the gay POC 'Cheers' of coffee shops, and we hope that we will continue to have a home in this block amidst the rabid gentrification of Brooklyn." [ more › ]
After my overnight stop in the Whipples, I drove north, figuring I'd get a couple more photos of the Turtle Mountains. No, wait—from many previous trips, I knew the dirt road going out to the Turtles would be a good place to pull over...Show More Summary
Distanced from Bali’s crowded Kuta, Ubud is known to be the cultural heart of the Island of Gods. Quaint and peaceful, the town is surrounded with Balinese villages, flourishing rice fields, green forests and mountains. It also specializes in traditional crafts and wood carving arts. Show More Summary
Trying to decide whether to lug that French press across three mountain passes? We tested six brew methods to determine which one makes the best cup of joe the most efficiently.