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Papua New Guinea Purosa

Papua New Guinea Purosa

Location: Eastern Highlands, Okapa Valley Location: Eastern Highlands, Okapa Valley Soil: Volcanic Altitude: 5100-6900 feet Type: Typica (Jamaican) and Bourbon Size: 15/16 Screen Prep: Water processed Certifications: Organic Cupping Notes: Aroma of sweet flower, cinnamon and chocolate, medium to full in body with flavor of caramel, spice and finishing with a cocoa finish   If [...]
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ETHIOPIA NATURAL RAKUSSI HILL KOCHERE

ETHIOPIA NATURAL RAKUSSI HILL KOCHERE

Region: Yirgacheffe, Kochere district Community: Rakussi Hill Elevation: 6000 feet Processing: Natural Growers: 480 individual growers Cupping Notes: Medium body, sweet fruit of blackberry and strawberry, finishing sweet and smooth   Ethiopia, the birth place of coffee can be one of the most challenging but rewarding countries to source coffee from.  We partner with Dominion [...]
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Uganda Kapchorwa

Uganda Kapchorwa

Producers: Small cooperative of about 1,000 growers Variety: SL14, SL 34, KP 423, Nyasaland, Bugisu Process: Fully washed Altitude: 5500 feet + (Much of this coffee grown over 6000 feet) Certification: Rain Forest Alliance Certified Cupping Notes: Medium to full body, flavors of semi-sweet chocolate, citrus, a bit spicy, hints of woodiness and a sweet [...]
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Mexican Oaxaca Zapoteca

Mexican Oaxaca Zapoteca

Elevation: 5000 + feet Processing: Washed Farmers: UPCPIZ Cooperative Certification: Organic Flavor Profile: Medium body, layers of milk chocolate, sweet fruit, dry walnut and a caramel finish   Am so excited that we have a limited amount of this coffee from the Oaxaca (oh-ha-ka) area of Mexico available.  The coffee name is simply as amazing [...]
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Great Coffee, Great Cause

Great Coffee, Great Cause

There is a phrase we use continually in our blogs, posts on Facebook and through other forms of communication such as email and that is simply, Great Coffee, Great Cause.  I think it’s time that term is defined as it really shares some key elements of what Passionate Harvest is all about and why these [...]
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INDONESIA COFFEES FROM THE WAHANA ESTATE

INDONESIA COFFEES FROM THE WAHANA ESTATE

Located in the Sikikalang district in Northern Sumatra is the Wahana Coffee Estate that was established in 2005.  This is far from your normal estate coffee, with elevations reaching nearly 5000 feet and an average of 118 inches of rainfall, along with temperatures ranging around 60-70 degrees rich volcanic soil, this farm is producing a [...]
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SUMATRA SIMALUNGUN (Sumatra Tiger)

SUMATRA SIMALUNGUN (Sumatra Tiger)

Region: Simalungun (North East of Lake Toba) Specific Village: Saran Padang Village Growers: 1200 small growers with an average farm size of 1 Hectare Elevation: 4000 feet Varietal: Ateng Process: Wet Hulled/Triple Picked Cupping Notes: Bold body, molasses coating and brown sugar sweet, layers of bittersweet chocolate and hints of cedar This unique Sumatra coffee come from the Saran Padang Village in [...]
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Spelling Bee or Smelling Pee and Poo

I missed the Spelling Bee sponsored as a fund raiser by my local Centralia, Washington Rotary Club as I am actively Smelling Pee and Poo and spending some Rotary International and Centralia Rotary Club money with their Rotary Global Grant Water & Sanitation Project in Papua New Guinea. Thanks Centralia Rotary and 1000’s of Rotary [...]
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“DIRTY HANDS KILL, DIRTY POOP KILLS, DIRTY WATER KILLS”

“DIRTY HANDS KILL, DIRTY POOP KILLS, DIRTY WATER KILLS”

“DIRTY HANDS KILL, DIRTY POOP KILLS, DIRTY WATER KILLS” The GLORIOUS REFRAIN can be found later…wait and see This update will cover 2nd March to 15 and this will be #4 and if you have missed any of previous let me know and I can send them to you. The last 12 days have been [...]
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Home Alone in Madan Coffee & Tea Plantation, Jiwaka Province, Papua New Guinea

Home Alone in Madan Coffee & Tea Plantation, Jiwaka Province, Papua New Guinea

Home Alone in Madan Coffee & Tea Plantation, Jiwaka Province, Papua New Guinea Hope to make this note a catch-up note with fewer details but interesting stories I hope. Sunday 25 January: as a crippled Man I had to ride in back of pickup all the way to Avi School and Church  without opportunity to [...]
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Enjoed some Papua N,ew Guinea Purosa this morning, very nice coffee, full of chocolate, spice and sweet notes.
Enjoying a cup of Sumatra honey processed, amazing how the different wasy of processig can affect the flavor.... https://t.co/Qcvl08ZSoM
Enjoyed a great cup of Sumatra from a friend who works in Indonesia.with the coffee growers. Amazes me how much... https://t.co/a2S261mJYw
Coffee is the common man’s gold, and like gold, it brings to every person the feeling of luxury and nobility.... https://t.co/0vcXCY7xeT
Let's face it, no one wants to drink bad coffee no matter what it supports, there needs to be a balance of great... https://t.co/BToudZebtB
Some coffees are just so much better during the summer. Our Ethiopian Kochere is defihiitey like that. Enoyed a... https://t.co/qAQDIA99wl
Enjoying a French Press of Papua New Guinea coffee this morning. Such a treasure to be sought out in the coffee... https://t.co/gCqUOwJeeb
Sometimes I wonder who comes up with these sophisticated words when describing coffee, I can get through the... https://t.co/KC0K2NgsFL
Congratulations to Larry and Lawanna who had a wonderful write up from their local newspaper in Florida about... https://t.co/hZkqp9EnLl
Sometimes it's importanat to sit down and share a cup of coffee with a friend build a relationhip with a... https://t.co/NFzSPJ1X2p