Posts Tagged: Community

Welcome, Colleen!

We’d like to introduce you to the newest member to CCS, Colleen King. Welcome, Colleen! With all the positive feedback and growth we’ve been experiencing across North America, it’s time for us to expand our team’s presence and reach to

Welcome, Colleen!

We’d like to introduce you to the newest member to CCS, Colleen King. Welcome, Colleen! With all the positive feedback and growth we’ve been experiencing across North America, it’s time for us to expand our team’s presence and reach to

Santa Barbara, Honduras 2017

Field Reports from early and late harvest visits This is an intro and a comment to what CCS is doing in Santa Barbara. As we are celebrating our 12th+ year of working in this region we are assessing  some experiences

Santa Barbara, Honduras 2017

Field Reports from early and late harvest visits This is an intro and a comment to what CCS is doing in Santa Barbara. As we are celebrating our 12th+ year of working in this region we are assessing  some experiences

WoC Budapest x CCS 2017

Cuppings, Brew Bar featuring your favourite roasters across Europe & more

WoC Budapest x CCS 2017

Cuppings, Brew Bar featuring your favourite roasters across Europe & more

CCS IS HIRING!

The Collaborative Coffee Source (CCS) is looking for self-motivated individuals to join our team  If you have any of the following, get in touch! – Industry Experience (must) – Cupping skills – A Lab & Quality control background – Are Service &

CCS IS HIRING!

The Collaborative Coffee Source (CCS) is looking for self-motivated individuals to join our team  If you have any of the following, get in touch! – Industry Experience (must) – Cupping skills – A Lab & Quality control background – Are Service &

SCA x CCS 2017

We will be cupping a curated selection of our coffees: available, soon to be available, along with some stunners that simply need revisiting. Date: Sunday, April 23, 2017 Time: 10:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Location: The Cupping Exchange, Room 618 Honduras From

SCA x CCS 2017

We will be cupping a curated selection of our coffees: available, soon to be available, along with some stunners that simply need revisiting. Date: Sunday, April 23, 2017 Time: 10:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Location: The Cupping Exchange, Room 618 Honduras From

Acevedo Cup: Recap

The inaugural Acevedo Cup was one of the most inspired/inspiring events CCS was a part of in 2016. What a motivating way to finish off the year. It’s difficult to imagine just how much preparatory work the Fairfield team had

Acevedo Cup: Recap

The inaugural Acevedo Cup was one of the most inspired/inspiring events CCS was a part of in 2016. What a motivating way to finish off the year. It’s difficult to imagine just how much preparatory work the Fairfield team had

Coffee & Genetic Diversity

‘Science’ is often conflated with ‘truth’ and this assumption can have far-reaching impacts, both positive and negative, on an industry that is as reliant on evidence-based conclusions as specialty coffee is. Bruno Latour, a philosopher and sociologist of science, wrote a clear and in-depth analysis back in 1987 about the ways in which scientific communities are inseparable from the traditions, culture and societal perspectives

Coffee & Genetic Diversity

‘Science’ is often conflated with ‘truth’ and this assumption can have far-reaching impacts, both positive and negative, on an industry that is as reliant on evidence-based conclusions as specialty coffee is. Bruno Latour, a philosopher and sociologist of science, wrote a clear and in-depth analysis back in 1987 about the ways in which scientific communities are inseparable from the traditions, culture and societal perspectives

The Inevitable Chaos that is Burundi Coffee Buying

I’m supposed to be writing an article about my recent experiences travelling in Colombia. It was my first time travelling there (as well as in Brazil, where I later went) and having only experienced being in some of East Africa as a coffee

The Inevitable Chaos that is Burundi Coffee Buying

I’m supposed to be writing an article about my recent experiences travelling in Colombia. It was my first time travelling there (as well as in Brazil, where I later went) and having only experienced being in some of East Africa as a coffee

The CCS approach to doing Ethiopia

It being the birthplace of coffee, combined with notoriously changing the perceptions of coffee drinkers about what coffee can taste like, Ethiopian coffees court especially high expectations and attention year after year. Perhaps more than any other origin, coffee roasters

The CCS approach to doing Ethiopia

It being the birthplace of coffee, combined with notoriously changing the perceptions of coffee drinkers about what coffee can taste like, Ethiopian coffees court especially high expectations and attention year after year. Perhaps more than any other origin, coffee roasters

Colombia: A Clash of Mindsets

Remember the days when the main quality distinction among Colombian Coffee qualities was Excelso (‘export quality’) and Supremo (‘export quality’, bigger screen)? Those were the days… Looking back just a few years in time, it is evident that the development

Colombia: A Clash of Mindsets

Remember the days when the main quality distinction among Colombian Coffee qualities was Excelso (‘export quality’) and Supremo (‘export quality’, bigger screen)? Those were the days… Looking back just a few years in time, it is evident that the development