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May 2016
04:08 pm

HG Recognized as a Bicycle Friendly Business

Last week, the League of American Bicyclists recognized Higher Grounds with a Bronze Level Bicycle Friendly Business (BFB℠) award.

May 2016
03:04 pm

Improving Your Palate: 3 Basic Exercises

How do we train our palates to identify very specific characteristics in coffee? Here are three simple exercises that you can try at home to sharpen your own tasting abilities.

May 2016
03:18 pm

What makes a roast French?

One of our darkest coffees is our French Roast, which has typically been differentiated from other offerings by a hotter final drop temperature as well as a longer total roasting duration.

Apr 2016
01:33 pm

Coffee Profile: Norandino Natural, Peru

We look forward to this unique coffee every year, and every year it gets more delicious.

Apr 2016
03:20 pm

Pangoa Microlots Represent the Best of Direct Trade

Our long-term relationship with the Pangoa cooperative in Peru means we can source unique microlots while also supporting the cooperative as a whole.

Mar 2016
10:48 am

HG Staff Volunteer for Safe Harbor

Several members of the HG and OTG family volunteered their time for Safe Harbor's overnight shelter.

Mar 2016
01:28 pm

Coffee Profile: Gonzalo Castillo, Ecuador Microlot

Dive into the details of our first-ever single-farmer microlot.

Mar 2016
09:40 am

The Power of Collaboration

This is the first in a series of blogs written by long-term Higher Grounds partner and friend Jose Perez Vasquez, a founder of the Maya Vinic coffee cooperative.

Feb 2016
04:15 pm

Meet Jose, Founder of Maya Vinic

When I started working at Higher Grounds over four years ago, I quickly learned that there was much more to the organization than simply coffee.

Feb 2016
03:47 pm

Introducing Harbor Blend Coffee in Partnership with Safe Harbor

Your purchase of Harbor supports safety, shelter and hope for those in need.

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