Travel

We rang in February with a trip to Guatemala, one of coffees most beautiful and historic origins. Landing in Guatemala, Bob went straight from the airport to the cupping lab at Camec's Guatemala City headquarters. He was rewarded with a number of stellar coffees and a peek inside Guatemala's oldest ...

Coming off a great 2011, Wicked Joe started 2012 off with a bang.....literally......Joe, our lead roaster, managed a flat tire leaving the airport in Managua! From there, though, it was all uphill. First stop was the dry mill in Sebaco, a small mill town about an hour north of Managua where our par ...

I spent the 2nd week of February trekking through the mountains of Honduras. What a revelation - staggeringly beautiful and at the same time incredibly soulful. I started the week in the Santa Barbara region at the San Vicente Mill where an inordinate number of past Cup of Excellence National Champi ...

Pura Vida - This is Living!  Costa Rica Style.

I spent the first week of February in Costa Rica, both strengthening long term relationships and building new ones. The week began in the up and coming Naranjo region with our long time partner CooproNaranjo, a Cooperative of Rainforest Alliance farms. We have purchased a number of great coffees fro ...

GAIA ESTATE, NICARAGUA ‘Gaia, Goddess of the Earth’

Carmen & Bob Garver began the New Year traveling to Nicaragua in the company of renowned birders Kenn & Kim Kaufman in an effort to expand Wicked Joe's Direct Trade relationships; develop equitable relationships with the farmers; continue to support the preservation of migratory birds throug ...