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Carrboro Coffee Roasters Memorializes Direct Relationship Farmer Tomas Sosa Calderon


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We were saddened to learn that we recently lost a member of our coffee family when long term Direct Relationship farmer Tomas Sosa Calderon passed away in Honduras. To memorialize Tomas, Carrboro Coffee will donate a percentage of sales of his Finca El Aguacate coffee to his family, to continue his legacy of producing world-class coffee …

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Celebrate Townsend Bertram & Company’s 30th Anniversary with Us!


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Join us at Townsend Bertram & Co. in Carr Mill Mall on Wednesday, September 26, for a FREE party celebrating 30 years as a Carrboro local, family owned and operated ADVENTURE OUTFITTER! You will be able to try our signature TB&C 30th Anniversary Roast and dance to music from Ella Bertram and Katharine Whalen from the Squirrel Nut …

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Join us for USA Premiere of “Gender in Coffee – A Documentary” and Discussion


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Join us on July 25th at Carrboro Coffee Roasters for an informative, fun, and ultimately inspiring screening of Gender in Coffee – A Documentary to learn how gender inequalities impact farming families and communities and to participate in a lively discussion to get to the heart of the issues and solutions. Coffee farming families around the …

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Tomas Sosa Calderon – Finca El Aguacate – Memorial Coffee


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Carrboro Coffee Roasters recently lost a member of our family. Tomas Sosa Calderon, one of our original Direct Relationship farmers, passed away in Honduras. We invite you to help us memorialize Tomas and support his family and local community. When you purchase our Tomas Sosa Calderon – Finca El Aquacate coffee, Carrboro Coffee will donate …

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Nicaragua Cup of Excellence 2018


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We’re excited to announce our continued involvement in Nicaragua’s Cup of Excellence program! We recently put in our auction bids amongst the 2018 winners, and we’re thrilled to soon offer these incredible coffees both by the bag and the cup. The Specialty Coffees Association of Nicaragua is a nonprofit organization that works with groups all …

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Cup of Excellence El Salvador Cupping


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**Update!** Political turmoil & protests in Nicaragua means the coffees are not able to leave the country. We send out thoughts and hopes for Peace to our friends there. Meanwhile, We will be evaluating the El Salvador COE Top 10 instead! —————————– This year CCR President Scott Conary was the Head Judge for the Nicaragua …

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CQI Coffee Processing Generalist Certification


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We’re excited to announce that Scott at CCR recently completed the CQI Coffee Processing Generalist Certification taught by the Coffee Quality Institute (CQI)! We’ve been working closely with CQI for various industry quality programs around the world, and take every opportunity to continue to learn and evolve our knowledge base to better help our farmer partners and …

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WCHL’s “This is Tourism”


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Carrboro Coffee Roaster’s President, Scott Conary, recently sat down with Ron Stutts on WCHL’s “This is Tourism”. Give it a listen here!


Dar Williams’ “What I Found in a Thousand Towns”


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Dar Williams recently published a book detailing her experience touring through small-town America, and we’re excited to see the coffee scene in our very own Carrboro, NC featured! Be sure to grab a copy to read up on her experience.


Holiday Gift Guide


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The holiday season is here, and we’ve got tons of gift ideas for friends and family! We’ve got something for everyone in your life. Check out our Holiday Gift Guide for ideas, and to easily buy online!