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Farmer to Roaster - Personally delivering green coffee to Spirit Mountain Roasting Partners Friendships w/ our Roasting Partners...it just happened! In 2003, when Jeff and I bought the farm, I knew very little about the coffee industry. I grew up in North Dallas, we...read more
By Krista Adams Wallace This story is the third in a series of 4 blog posts on the different ways we’ve utilized Spirit Mountain Coffee Farm. Several years ago, friends of ours from Santo Domingo were sharing that they were looking for a summer camp for their kids,...read more
by Krista Adams Wallace When you think of the perfect classroom, what comes to mind? Four walls, desks lined up in rows, and a SmartBoard? Not me! The perfect classroom is a space that sparks curiosity, creativity, and conversation. Since 2004, we’ve been using Spirit...read more
Spirit Mountain 2019 Harvest Reportread more
by Kathryn Wallace Video: Latte Art 101 Ever wondered how an espresso is transformed into a work of art? I’ve been working as a barista in trendy coffee shops in NYC for the last three years and the following are steps in creating an art-worthy latte: There are three...read more
The brief story of the journey of how a coffee farmers daughter finds herself working as a barista in New York City.read more
The day I found the Farm, exploring a coffee farm in the mountains of the Dominican Republic.read more
Experiencing a night at a coffee farm in the Dominican Republic mountains.read more
The entrance to our coffee farm looks anything but peaceful. First of all, just to get to the farm takes commitment. Determination. And a damn good 4x4 vehicle. The first 12 km from Jarabacoa to Manabao are on pavement. It’s a beautiful drive into the...read more
While in NYC this past week, we spent over three hours round trip in transit on the subway across Manhattan on the 1 train, then east on the local bus. It was worth it. We got to meet Nic, one of our new roasting partners in Brooklyn. Nic is a kindred spirit,...read more
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