Fresh Roasted Coffee

Tips and Tricks to Keep Coffee Fresh at Home!

July 27, 2018

To combat the process of staling, we have to understand how temperature, moisture, and oxygen play a part in preventing the staling. A cooler temperature is associated with a slower process of staling. Lower moisture in or around the coffee bean is associated with a lower rate of staling. Furthermore, an absence of oxygen provides ample time for freshness.

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Emotional Intelligence

The Power of Emotional Intelligence

July 25, 2018 3 Comments

Three things helped me to move forward:  my faith, my family, and my community, and without them, I wouldn't have been able to keep my head above water.  However, it was when I was asked to speak to a group of MBA students that I understood the power of emotional intelligence.

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Javapreneurship

Javapreneurship

July 04, 2018

It wasn't until I decided to do me, that my business grew, our brand blossomed, and my passion made its way into the end product: fantastic coffee.  Javapreneurship is a lifestyle, an attitude, and the ability to do what you love and do it every day.

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What is Specialty Coffee?

What is Specialty Coffee?

January 01, 2018 1 Comment

My passion is our customer's reward as I strive to roast the perfect cup of coffee.  Not only am I pursuing excellence, but I want to honor the hard work of the producer who has taken the extra step to produce amazing coffee. That is what drives us, and specialty coffee properly roasted is our reward.

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Coffee Cupping

Coffee Cupping Explained: Part 1

December 06, 2017

I like to think of my morning ritual of drinking coffee as a trip through a travel magazine…I’m excited and curious to explore the depth and complexity of the cup.  I do this by breaking down my experience into two categories: what I smell and what I taste.

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Bald Guy & Carlos in Costa Rica

Las Pintas: A Tico Farmer's Alamac

April 06, 2017 1 Comment

The problem, like forecasting the weather,  is that we believe one thing will happen when in reality it usually is the opposite. 

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Bald Guy Brew Valle Crucis, NC

The Necessity of "Perspective

April 06, 2017 1 Comment

Perspective was born driving towards a life that I once had.  It was hardened through the crucible of fire, buoyed by faith, and strengthened by hope.

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