90+ Profiles: Getting to Know Brian W. Jones

Who are you and what do you do in coffee? I am Brian W. Jones, a designer and collaborator in various coffee-related endeavors. I started the website “Dear Coffee, I Love You,” co-founded the late Coffee Common, and recently helped start a new coffee roastery in Berkeley, CA called Supersonic Coffee, where I am the Director of Brand and Design. How and when did you …

Coffee Kids and the Roasters Guild Grow it Forward for Coffee Farmers

By Kristina Morris Heredia, Coffee Kids For the third year in a row, the Roasters Guild kicked off Coffee Kids’ Grow it Forward campaign to help coffee-farming families grow food, grow income and grow in self-sustainability. Through their Silent Auction during the 14th annual Roasters Guild Retreat, they raised more than $5400 for coffee-farming families. In …

SCAA Board of Directors Approves Slate for 2015 Elections

SCAA is proud to announce that the Board of Directors has approved a slate of candidates, as recommended by the Nominating Committee, for the 2015 Board of Directors Elections! The board has nominated Heather Perry of Klatch Coffee for 2nd Vice President and Guy Burdett of InterAmerican Coffee for Secretary/Treasurer. For the four other director …

SCAA Offers Job Opportunities in Sustainability and Communications

The Specialty Coffee Association of America staff is a small but mighty force of workers who support a diverse and vibrant community of coffee professionals. SCAA membership is growing, event and education offerings are multiplying, and the need for an organization committed to supporting the growth of the specialty coffee industry has become sharply evident …

Global Coffee Treasure Goes Under the Hammer | Portfolio | Issue No. 5 (2014)

One of worlds the largest and most significant Coffee and Tea making collections is about to go under a private online auction hammer for the first time in its existence. The Bersten Collection and Museum is the result of a life long treasure hunt by one man; collector, coffee roaster, author, inventor, entrepreneur and coffee …

Marcus Boni Returns as Opening Ceremonies Host for SCAA’s 2015 Event

SCAA has announced today that Marcus Boni (follow on twitter), Brand Director with Espresso Supply in Seattle WA and well known performer and MC, has been confirmed as the 2015 SCAA Event Opening Ceremonies Host. Boni hosted the Opening Ceremonies once before — in 2014 (watch video). Next year’s Opening Ceremonies are scheduled for Thursday, April 9th …