Entries by Lani

Elder Brothers

Guardians of the Earth The Kogi, Wiwa, Arhuaco, and Kankuamo believe that the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta in Colombia is the beating heart of the world: what happens there happens everywhere. They are the Elder Brothers. In a region spined by the Sierra Nevada – “snowy mountains” – and spanning tropical to icy climates, […]

Creative Family; Fine Creations

Patrick Roehrman makes outstanding – and very sharp – knives. He also drinks quantities of coffee, preferring java from Indonesia but perfectly willing to drink strong, quality brew.

Cooling It

Sweet Vanilla Cooled For centuries people first had to roast their morning drink – in a pan over open flame – before grinding and brewing.

Underdog to Champion

While neighbors Nicaragua and Guatemala have long occupied peaks of success in the coffee industry, Honduras has only recently earned recognition for the quality of its coffee.

Speak Their Names

In November of each year, Holler Roast features an organic single-source dark Brazil coffee bean, Darkhorse 25, in honor and often in memory of military veterans.

Will Not Give Up

One dynamo can turn defeat into success – in her community, and in the economy of her entire country.

Coffee on the Move

Anyone ready for autumn? Colored leaves, crisp mornings and evenings, and the anticipation of end-of-summer crops…

Considering Cold Brew

This month, Holler Roast Coffee spotlights a year-round coffee you may have dismissed as difficult or confusing. Take a look at Cold Brew Blend. It’s really worth a gander, and it’s the August Coffee of the Month.

All in Good Taste

Superior Coffee from Nicaragua Coffee is Nicaragua’s primary export, and nearly all their coffee is exported. The industry provides 200,000 jobs and is the main source of income to at least 40,000 farming families.