Constructing Education: Meet SCA Education Content Creator David Miller

SUSIE KEALY draws a spotlight to one of our long-term volunteers in a series on SCA News. This month, she’s interviewed DAVID MILLER, a content creator for the new Coffee Technicians Program (CTechP) and chair of the Coffee Technicians Guild (CTG) Education Committee. Photo by Tyler Dean Johnston.  A former mechanic with an extensive expertise in …

Serving the Under-served: Meet the Coffee Roasters Guild Vice Chair, Jen Apodaca

SUSIE KEALY draws a spotlight to one of our long-term volunteers in a series on SCA News. This month, she’s interviewed JEN APODACA, Vice Chair of the Coffee Roasters Guild (CRG). Her first job was as a part-time production roaster in Portland, Oregon. From there, she became an incredibly well-known and driven community leader. Among …

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. …

SCA Alumni Spotlight: Regine Guion-Firmin of Karibu Kahawa (Welcome Coffee)

Every year, over 30,000 coffee professionals complete an SCA education program with more enrolling each year. As a new regular feature, we’d like to spotlight some of our amazing alumni and share their successes. Our second featured alumnus is Regine Guion-Firmin, an AST based in Nairobi and working mainly in East Africa with coffee producers. …

Linking Local and International: Meet the Barista Guild’s Incoming Chair, Jessie May Peters

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 Barista Guild’s incoming chair, Jessie May Peters. Originally from the United Kingdom, Jessie May is the current Vice Chair of the Barista Guild (BG). She’s a familiar face around many expositions, national and international …

Meet the 2018 Sustainability Award Winners: Twin & Twin Trading Ltd.

RICHARD STILLER interviews RICHARD ANSTEAD, Managing Director of Twin & Twin Trading Ltd., in the second of two SCA News interviews with the 2018 Sustainability Award Winners. The Business Model category of the SCA Sustainability Award celebrates the hard work of individuals, businesses, and organizations who create and implement sustainable business models. Twin & Twin …

Meet the 2018 Sustainability Award Winners: Manos al Agua

RICHARD STILLER interviews ANDREA MORDÓ, Trading and Business Development Coordinator for the Federacion National de Cafeteros de Colombia (FNC) and leader of the Communication Committee for the Manos al Agua project, in the first of two SCA News interviews with the 2018 Sustainability Award Winners. The Project category of the SCA Sustainability Award celebrates innovative …

A Refugee Tells His Story Through Coffee – 25 Magazine: Issue 3

ELIZABETH DOERR talks to the team at 1951 Coffee Company in Issue 3 of 25 Magazine. You may have heard of the country Bhutan. You may have heard about its lush jagged peaks due to its perch at the eastern base of the Himalayas. You may have heard that Bhutan exceeds in “Gross National Happiness,” …