Why everyone needs to pay more for coffee
From the outset in North America, high end coffee didn’t have a chance to fetch a fair price. The bar was set remarkably low from day 1. Independent cafes serving some of the finest coffees produced in the world have been expected to compete on the same level as coffee shops serving low grade commodity coffee. When a $4 cup of coffee just seems like a rip off because you can get a $1 cup of...
Spending too much on convenience.
How much is too much? Specialty coffee often gets slammed by consumers as costing too much money. They’ll scoff at spending over $20 per pound of whole bean coffee. With pod coffee now becoming more and more of the norm, it’s time to check your spending. I was at Superstore here in Winkler looking at something completely unrelated when I walked by a Tassimo display. I got curious...
Our buddy Jerret and Tom Penner from @dominionoutdoors shooting some guns!
Dominican Republic 2011
So as you know (or read in the previous post) all our tips on our debit machine go to two places. 1.) Derwin Daonil Depris Vasquez. (sponsor child) and 2.) An organization called “Coffee Kids” (coffeekids.org) Aelea (my wife) and myself (Jon) recently had the opportunity to visit Derwin while doing some work in DR. We spent a few weeks in Sosua, doing most of our work in Agua Negra...
Your tips @ Jonny's Java
So as many of you may already know, we use the tips we receive on our debit/credit machine to sponsor a young boy from the Dominican Republic named Derwin. A few days ago, our fearless leader (@jonplett) was in the DR managing a humanitarian project and had a chance to visit Derwin. Stay tuned right here for a more detailed account about the visit, and about Jon and Aelea’s ongoing work...