Coffee Workshops

Coffee School

Our Coffee School

Our mission “To deliver the best-tasting coffee experience to discerning consumers through a supply chain with integrity and a unique commitment to quality” is the driving force behind our Coffee School.

Our classes are intended to simplify and de-mystify coffee for the everyday consumer, and we’ve been committed to offering our ‘Core 4 Coffee 101’ curriculum for over a decade. The material covers coffee from a scientific, historical, technological, and industrial standpoint; and is ever-evolving to incorporate the current coffee landscape. Special focus is given to addressing the social issues and environmental footprint related to coffee and how these contribute to overall coffee quality.

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Coffee School Schedule


Coffee Cupping & Tasting
This class is just like a “crash course” in wine tasting but for coffee! We start by explaining how a coffee’s value and grade is determined and what goes on in a typical coffee cupping room. Then we brew, taste and analyze three different fresh-roasted coffees; making notes on each one; learning to chart their acidity, body and complexity; and learning how to differentiate amoung the three main growing regions. $50/ticket

Upcoming Dates:
Sunday, October 6, 2019 – click to purchase a ticket! 
Sunday, December 1, 2019 – click to purchase a ticket!

Intro to Coffee (The 3 Keys; Green Beans, Roasting and Brewing)
It starts with a fresh cup of coffee … As we lead a thorough exploration of what is perhaps the most fundamental piece of coffee education: Our 3 Keys to the Best-Tasting Coffee. This class combines key material from our Green Beans 101, Art of Roasting, and Alchemy of Brewing coffee school classes, providing a comprehensive foundation for truly understanding coffee. $25/ticket

Upcoming Dates:
Sunday, November 10, 2019 – click to purchase a ticket!