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Dec 2014
11:03 am

Notes from the Road: Congo Muungano

In October, HG Director Chris traveled to meet with farmers in the eastern DRC. Here's a start to his reflection on the trip.

Nov 2014
04:18 pm

You Ask, We Answer: How to Grind for Espresso at Home

We received a question by email last week: “I was wondering which grind type to order for my DeLonghi [espresso] machine. Can you please give me some guidance?”

Nov 2014
02:18 pm

New Arrivals: HG Tees + the Espro Press

We have some new products on the shelf here at HG, just in time for holiday shopping.

Nov 2014
12:25 pm

Cupping: Why and How

Cupping is the process used in the coffee industry to evaluate the aroma and taste of coffee. Here at HG, we cup for several reasons.

Oct 2014
11:25 am

Mug Wars

Here's what can happen when middle schoolers learn about sustainability.

Oct 2014
01:44 pm

Photo Tour: Chris in the DRC

While we wait for a full trip report from Chris, enjoy a quick photo tour of his travels in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Oct 2014
10:13 am

The Armed Conflict and Fondo Paez

Our partner farmers of Fondo Paez in Colombia deal with harsh realities. Matt Earley of Just Coffee shares a glimpse from his travels there.

Sep 2014
03:12 pm

New Drink Lineup for Fall

The equinox is here, and with the seasonal shift comes a new lineup of specialty drinks.

Sep 2014
01:30 pm

Meet Martin: HG's Customer Service & Sales Associate

Martin Miklos is Higher Grounds' newest team member. Here's some insight into Martin via a few items from the Proust Questionnaire.

Sep 2014
12:35 pm

Tasting Traverse City, One Sip at a Time

As previewed last week, Labor Day weekend was jam-packed with activity for HG’s marketing team (AKA me).

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