Building a Bright Future: Meet the Coffee Technicians Guild Vice Chair, Richard Muhl

SUSIE KEALY draws a spotlight to one of our long-term volunteers in a new series on SCA News. This month, she’s interviewed the Coffee Technicians Guild’s Vice Chair, Richard Muhl. A native of Perth, Australia, Richard is both the current Vice Chair of the Coffee Technicians Guild (CTG) and the Technical Services Manager for Five Senses. …

Come Together – 25 Magazine, Issue 11

This year’s Festival of Two Cities took place in Seoul, bringing together political leaders, artists, musicians, researchers, tech innovators, and – as you may not have expected – the specialty coffee community. Many local specialty coffee communities meet regularly at events all over the world, from major international tradeshows to domestic coffee festivals. And so, …

SCA Sustainability Webinar | Guilds and the Price Crisis: What’s Our Role?

Updated November 22: Thanks to all who joined us on November 22 for this webinar, part of our series on the coffee price crisis. On Friday, November 22, 2019, the Specialty Coffee Association hosted an SCA Sustainability webinar on the coffee price crisis and the role of baristas, roasters, and technicians from the perspective of …

SCA Announces First Event of the 2020 Sensory Program: Sensory Summit at UC Davis

By VICENTE PARTIDA Sensory Summit, a two-day conference designed to educate, inform, and inspire the specialty coffee sensory professional, will return to the purpose-built Sensory Theatre inside the Robert Mondavi Institute at the University of California Davis January 30 – February 1, 2020. The 2020 event marks both the conference’s third instance at UC Davis …

2019-2021 Leadership Equity and Diversity (LEAD) Scholars Announced

The staff and volunteers at the Specialty Coffee Association are pleased to introduce the recipients of the 2019-2021 Leadership Equity and Diversity (LEAD) Scholarship Program. First announced at the Re:co Symposium in April 2018, LEAD is aimed at increasing diversity of leadership within the global coffee community by enabling access to professional development resources to people …

German Coffee Association Announces International Coffee Congress on Sustainability

Through this event, the association provides its members, as well as companies and organizations from all over the world, with a platform to inform themselves about the current and future challenges, processes, and projects in the sustainability sector. Twenty expert international speakers will give insights into this important and omnipresent topic as they seek to …