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    Best Coffee Brewing Methods to Try at Home

    By Kara Ficke | March 1, 2021

    If you are looking for a new at-home coffee brewing method, you have come to the right place. There are many ways to brew coffee outside of the standard automatic coffee maker (which you’re probably a pro at by now).  Below is a list of popular brew methods for you to try, with step-by-step instructions. For each of these brew methods, I would recommend using whole-bean Arbor Day Coffee for optimal freshness, a water kettle, and a burr coffee grinder. If you don’t have a grinder, no worries — your ground coffee…

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    What is Sustainable Coffee Production?

    How the Arbor Day Foundation Coffee Program Approaches Sustainability  Arbor Day® Coffee is sustainably sourced. But what does “sustainably sourced” mean? In the world of coffee, sustainability is a broad term that may refer to zero-waste packaging, organic farming practices, and paying fair-trade prices for…

    By Kara Ficke | February 15, 2021
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    What is Coffee Agroforestry?

    Within the past few years, we’ve started using the phrase coffee agroforestry to better describe the shade-grown coffee process. Since this phrase is still pretty fresh in the mainstream world of coffee and agriculture, let’s look at what it means.   The United States…

    By Jon Ferguson | January 25, 2021
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    The Art of Grinding Coffee

    How do I know what grind I should use for brewing? Have you ever made French press coffee and struggled to push down the plunger? Have you bought a pour-over brewing device only to…

    By Jon Ferguson | January 11, 2021