The Coffee Person’s Guide To Hanging Out In Chicago

The Specialty Coffee Expo is coming to Chicago. Here are some restaurants (and experiences) we think you should check out.
by Ashley Rodriguez | April 10, 2024

The Coffee Person’s Guide To Coffee In Chicago

The Specialty Coffee Expo is coming to the Windy City—here are a few places we think you’ll like drinking coffee in Chicago.
by Ashley Rodriguez | April 9, 2024

Four Key Takeaways From The SCA’s Value Distribution Survey Results

The SCA report, which surveyed hundreds of actors across the supply stream, reveals how the industry perceives value distribution.
by Ashley Rodriguez | March 28, 2024

Learn De-Escalation Techniques in this Virtual Class with Laila Ghambari

Ghambari and HR expert Eric J. Grimm will offer two types of de-escalation courses to help coffee workers build healthier workspaces.
by Ashley Rodriguez | March 15, 2024

Roastery Breakdown: Nirvana Soul Coffee in San Jose, California

Most roastery warehouses are sparse and industrial-looking, but Nirvana Soul embraces vibrancy in their easy-to-navigate (and open to the public) roasting facility.
by Ashley Rodriguez | February 23, 2024

The Best of Fresh Cup 2023

2023 was a year full of important articles and critical storytelling here at Fresh Cup—here's a sampling of the best articles of the year.
by Ashley Rodriguez | December 27, 2023

Fresh Reads: A Conversation With Edward Fischer of Making Better Coffee

We talk to the anthropology professor about his latest book, which explores the history of coffee in Guatemala to dissect how value is determined and created.
by Ashley Rodriguez | March 17, 2023

Fresh Finds: The Stagg EKG Pro Studio

We got our hands on the Pro Studio from Fellow, and here’s what we think. 
by Ashley Rodriguez | March 3, 2023

The Color of Coffee Collective Hosts Its Second Annual Symposium

The Color of Coffee Symposium, taking place in Houston from March 10-12, fosters community and equity across the coffee supply chain.
by Ashley Rodriguez | February 28, 2023

Coffee Wage Survey Gives A Detailed Look At How Workers Are Paid

The results of Go Fund Bean’s wage survey are in, illuminating the realities of working behind the bar.
by Ashley Rodriguez | February 15, 2023