Education is at the core of everything we do. Our role in the specialty coffee industry allows us to be students and teachers in every facet of the chain of coffee from the producer level to the barista level. We share education because we believe that paying forward experiences and lessons is the key to our industry progressing as a whole.
We have seen producer partners from Kenya light up at the opportunity to collaborate and speak with producers from Brasil, we have seen our staff jump at the opportunity to share knowledge of green coffee with other staff and customers, we have seen baristas travel to origin and freely share fundamentals of coffee brewing with producers, and in each of these moments there is something truly special that goes beyond just a job, but more, we believe what is present is beautiful pure personal fulfillment.
Our staff are extremely involved in volunteering with the SCA, BGA, and Roasters Guild. Our staff have held various executive level positions within each organization over the years, and we have contributed in developing much of the core curriculum these organizations currently use in their programs. We also have launched the MPLS Coffee Mill, which is our collaborative SCA accredited training center in Minneapolis where we host many classes and sessions throughout the year. Please stop by to see when our next session is.
Sharing knowledge and providing a platform for education is a big deal to us and our team. It will continue to be our core driver moving forward for the advancement of specialty coffee.
For these reasons, this education page platform is meant to freely share with you our expertise as a team of coffee professionals with collective experiences in nearly every aspect in the chain of coffee. Enjoy!