“Before the creation of Maya Vinic, I had to deal with middlemen—coyoteros—who would use their own unreliable scales to cheat us out of kilos of coffee. Many told us coffee was used to dye clothes or for medicine...” For several months now, Higher Grounds has had the honor of...
The League of American Bicyclists recognized Higher Grounds with a Bronze Level Bicycle Friendly Business (BFB℠) award, joining nearly 1,200 progressive businesses from across the country.
It is not just in our economic lives that we suffer. We also suffer contempt, marginalization, and oblivion as indigenous people in Mexico. But we remain hopeful because of the real solidarity between our farmers and consumers of our coffees."
When it comes to quality, three essential characteristics must work together harmoniously to create great espresso: acidity, sweetness, and bitterness.