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Funding Your Cafe Dreams

Funding Your Cafe Dreams

Have you ever wanted to launch your own coffee business but didn’t know quite where or how to seek funding? While this perennial question can present major challenges to all aspiring business owners, there are myriad methods to choose from—or mix and match—to get the launch money you need, each…
Study Finds Link Between Caffeine Consumption And Migraines

Study Finds Link Between Caffeine Consumption And Migraines

It’s not all roses when it comes to coffee consumption’s affect on individuals, though I’d gladly keep my head buried in the grounds or lie—to myself and to others—to espouse the contrary. But alas, a new study from researchers at Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brigham and…
Build-Outs Of Summer: Aveley Farms Coffee Roasters In Baltimore, MD

Build-Outs Of Summer: Aveley Farms Coffee Roasters In Baltimore, MD

For many folks, knowledge of the city of Baltimore begins and ends with The Wire or Serial or with some pretty big lies from a very small man. But anyone who has actually stepped foot in the city knows that these reference points—both true and not—only paint a very small…
Baratza Is Heading To Oakland For A Meet The Makers Events At The Crown

Baratza Is Heading To Oakland For A Meet The Makers Events At The Crown

If there’s one grinder brand coffee professionals and home users alike can agree on, it’s Baratza. Sure, everyone wants a towering Mahlkönig EK43 to act as a literal pillar to your coffee devoutness, but who’s got the counter clearance for that? I know I don’t (but Mahlkönig, if you’re listening…
A Coffee Guide To Ottawa, Ontario

A Coffee Guide To Ottawa, Ontario

Ottawa, Ontario—Canada’s capital, caught between Montreal and Toronto on too many bands’ Canadian tour legs. At first blush, when thinking of its coffee culture, Ottawa might conjure something of a blank slate—but that just might be all the snow. Truthfully, Ottawa’s coffee scene has exploded as of late. Having just…
Late Night Coffee Has No Effect On Sleep Quality, New Study Finds

Late Night Coffee Has No Effect On Sleep Quality, New Study Finds

Sleep may be the cousin of death, but it’s more like that cool cousin that would buy you beer when you were underage, not like that other very uncool cousin that would tell on your for drinking beer when you were underage. Sleep is cool is all I’m saying. I’d…
Coffee Design: Coffee Collective In Copenhagen, Denmark

Coffee Design: Coffee Collective In Copenhagen, Denmark

We last featured the unique coffee package design of Copenhagen’s Coffee Collective in 2015. The coffee roasting company’s transparent bottom was revolutionary in 2011, as was the company’s transparent FOB pricing listed on the bag itself. Coffee Collective debuted a brand refresh this year, retaining those important elements with a…
Spending $100,000 On A Coffee Training & Vacation Package Is Illy-Advised

Spending $100,000 On A Coffee Training & Vacation Package Is Illy-Advised

I’m back on my Italy bullshit. It’s been about two weeks since I last checked in on the lovely coffee happenings in The Boot; I’ve spent that time reading your many, many Instagram comments and personal DMs, reflecting upon my actions and how very sorry I am for them. (Keep…
Build-Outs Of Summer: Fausto In Cincinnati, OH

Build-Outs Of Summer: Fausto In Cincinnati, OH

Is there any place the brother Ferrari won’t put a coffee shop? Two years ago—and part of the Build-Outs of Summer no less—Austin and Tony opened Ferrari Barbershop and Coffee Co, a coffee shop that cohabited with, you guessed it, a barber shop. And now they are back at it…