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What Makes Desert Sun Cold Brew Different?

Jun 29, 2020

What is Cold Brew Coffee?  Cold brew isn’t hot coffee turned cold or coffee poured served iced... Cold brew coffee ...

How the Cool Farm Tool Helps Farmers Calculate Their Carbon Footprint

Jun 23, 2020

Like many of you, the advent of COVID-19 leaves me with a bit more time on my hands, roasting a little less coffee an...

The Coffee Price Crisis, Fair Trade, and How We Pay Our Producers

Jun 3, 2020

You can hardly buy or read about coffee without hearing about Fair Trade, the C-Market, and a variety of often vague ...

What is Cold Brew?

May 10, 2020

   Introduction to Cold Brew Coffee Desert Sun Cold Brew What is Cold Brew? Cold brew isn’t hot coffee turned c...

COVID19, Our Producer Partners, and What’s in Your Cup

Apr 24, 2020

If you’re enjoying a cup of coffee while you’re reading this during the pandemic, you know that coffee makes even the...

The Ladies of Las Diosas

Mar 10, 2020

Las Diosas, a group of 250 women leading the way in Nicaragua in women's rights and coffee!

What Makes Coffee Good?

Feb 6, 2020

When you're standing in your morning robe, swirling your cup of coffee wondering, why does this coffee taste so good?

Roasting Coffee Part 2: Technical Aspects

Aug 26, 2019

Roasting coffee! Is it art or science? Some say both, but a basic understanding of the science of roasting is critical if one is to make an art of it. Fundamentally, heat application is at the heart of roasting coffee. How and when to do this, are the art and science of roasting coffee.

Roasting Coffee Part 1: Roast Level

Aug 19, 2019

I’d like to just jump right in to talking about roasting coffee. If you’d like a primer on what happens before the ro...

Journey of the Coffee Bean

Aug 12, 2019

Imagine an 11 foot tall shrub covered with clusters of white flowers, or inflorescences. After the flowers have been ...

The Coffee Plant

Aug 5, 2019

While coffee is one of the worlds most popular drinks, most people are not even sure exactly what it is. Coffee comes...

Cold Brew!

Mar 21, 2019

It's Cold Brew Season! Do you have a business in Durango with the thirst for cold brewed organic coffee!? We make it...
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