From George and Jenny’s origin trips, and upcoming events, to stuff that gets us talking here at the roastery. Keep up to date on what’s new here at George Howell Coffee as we highlight our own blog postings as well as news articles, videos, and other information and events that impact specialty coffee industry.

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A new look…

Starting Monday, we begin rolling out our new packaging! These bags are biodegradable, due to the Biotrē film, and feature a ziplock top. Biotrē Film is made from 60% (by weight) renewable wood pulp. The […]

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The other star Kenya in our Collection: Karatu AA

Last year Jenny Howell went on her annual coffee buying trip to Kenya. Getting Mamuto – a consistently great coffee every year – was a no-brainer – but we were looking for other great lots […]

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GHC + Mystic Brewery

Last month, we teamed up with Mystic Brewery in Chelsea, MA to brew a coffee beer of a different kind. This is no coffee stout. We wanted to highlight the lighter, brighter, flavors of our […]

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NYT – 3 Steps to Brewing a Better Cup of Coffee

Oliver Strand for the New York Times wrote an article on the 3 steps to brewing a better cup of coffee.

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Principles of Coffee Brewing

Want to recreate that delicious cup of coffee at home and make the best out of the beans you purchase? Then please join George Howell Coffee for an interactive educational experience at the Kitchen at Boston Public Market.

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A message from La Soledad in Guatemala

The following is a message from Raul & Henio R. Perez of La Soledad farm in Guatemala. The Perez family periodically send George updates regarding the condition of the farm and the production of their […]

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How2Heroes

George was featured on how2heroes with a series of short videos on specialty coffee—covering everything from coffee fundamentals, to brewing principles and coffee storage. This series is a great resource for the greenhorn coffee enthusiast. […]

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A Film About Coffee

A Film About Coffee follows the production of coffee from farms in Honduras and harvests in Rwanda to its global consumption. Listening to farmers, buyers, roasters and baristas about the crop’s economic and environmental implications both locally and abroad, the narrative travels to coffee shops in Tokyo, Portland, Seattle, San Francisco and New York, with stops in between.

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Baked: Vegan Chocolate Brownies

Janet, our Director of Sales and Resident Baker here at GHC, has done it again! She created a batch of vegan chocolate brownies worth swooning over. The secret ingredient? Freshly brewed coffee from Mamuto, Kenya.

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Sinking Coffee Prices and Rust/Roya

The price of commodity coffee has been sinking to terrible lows. This is affecting coffee farmers negatively in a big way: many will be paid a price, this year, below their cost of production.

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