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    Featured Shade-Grown The Farmers

    Meet Juan de la Cruz Vasquez

    By Jon Ferguson | November 23, 2020

    The Farmer Behind Small Batch No. 1 of The Heritage Coffee Series Within the rain forest community of Carrizal, you will find El Naranjo.This 2-acre farm in Honduras is home to Juan de la Cruz Vasquez and his wife and three children. It is also where the coffee from The Heritage Coffee Series Small Batch No. 01 was grown, harvested, and processed. Read: Celebrating the Heritage of Shade-Grown Coffee Previously, Juan had sold his family’s coffee in cherry form to…

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  • Featured Production

    How is Coffee Decaffeinated?

    According to research, two out of every 10 coffee drinkers drink decaffeinated coffee.  Decaf coffee sometimes receives a bad rap by coffee purists.  Historically, decaf coffee wasn’t given much thought in the coffee industry.   Recently however, improvements in the decaffeination process and more attention to select higher grade, raw…

    By Jon Ferguson | July 7, 2020
  • Coffee Tips Featured

    How Nitrogen Flushing Keeps Coffee Fresh

    In a previous Arbor Day Coffee blog, we covered a few of the best methods for storing coffee at home to help preserve freshness. But what steps does Arbor Day Coffee take to ensure you are purchasing the…

    By Jon Ferguson | May 8, 2020