Today we celebrate the first birthday of our stall at Borough Market. And what a fantastic year it has been! We´ve met some amazing people, made some great friends, and been able to share our story with coffee lovers across London. We´ve also started to play our own small part in making a big difference to the lives of coffee farmers in Colombia...
You may have read that Colombia has recently come to the end of over 50 years of civil war, and the government has signed a
I have been involved with coffee for most of my life. I’m from an area in Colombia that farms coffee so when I look at a flat white, I see more than trendy brands and baristas: I see and know the farms and families behind the beans. I know how coffee grows and can identify varieties just by looking at the leaves of the plants. I think it’s because of this that I want to create a coffee experience that’s a little different to what’s offered elsewhere in the rapidly growing,
Donate your 2nd hand camera and get a free bag of our single origin coffee in our stand at The London Coffee Festival next week. In partnership with Grupo Internacional de Paz, a local NGO, we are running a participatory photography project which gives young people affected by conflict, the opportunity to tell their own stories through photography. The images will soon be published through our social media and at various events around the country. Not only does this give a
This year The London Coffee Festival in Shoreditch promises to be an unmissable event with over 250 artisan coffee stands. And we will be there in the Artisan Village (obviously!) where we will be offering Barraquitos and Cafés de Olleta, exactly the same way Colombian coffee farmers brew their coffees. Truly ethical coffee for truly coffee lovers. More info here: The London Coffee Festival #londoncoffeefestival #colombiancoffee
It was fantastic to receive a call from British Vogue. They wanted us to be part of their Liquid Assets section in this April’s issue. It seems that our efforts are not in vain and that although we are small we are definitely making a buzz in London. We are right: ethical coffee is a current trend. Our dream is to make it last for ever. #britishvogue #colombiancoffee