Coffee Blog

Montgomery Building 2018!

Written on August 16th 2018.

2018 Has been a big year thus far for all of us here at Little River Roasting: improvements to our specialty coffee offerings with single origin espresso and micro-lot roasts; new brewing techniques with a La Marzocco Espresso machine and new Kalita pourover equipment; and the addition of our travel… read more

Posted in Coffee Adventures

Cameroon Pt. 2: Meet Mama Foncha

Written on January 19th 2016.

Meet Mama Foncha.  Matti Foncha, Mama’s son, is the founder of Cameroon Boyo Coffee and travels back and forth between Cameroon, Atlanta and much of the world helping CBC and Hilltop Farms sell their coffee.  Matti was our first coffee relationship, and we were so excited after 15 years to finally g… read more

Posted in Coffee Adventures

Cameroon Pt. 1: Meet Bobe Ngam

Written on January 8th 2016.

We are so excited to finally get to share more of our stories from Cameroon with you!  We had a wonderful week visiting lots of farms and meeting lots of wonderful people, and we cannot wait to introduce them all to you.  There are so many that we loved getting to know, but for today, we want you to… read more

Posted in Coffee Adventures

We're Back!

Written on October 15th 2015.

We’re back!


Now we know some of you might be thinking “you were gone?” and others have probably been wondering if we took a trip to Mars or something.  The truth is, we kind of live double lives, and we think now is a really good time to fully introduce ourselves to you:


Many of you … read more

Posted in Coffee Adventures | Coffee Perspective

Shade Grown/Bird Friendly

Written on March 10th 2015.

With all the different food certifications around these days, it’s hard to know what they all even are.  Organic, grass-fed, cage-free, fair trade… the list goes on and on!  And then, just for fun, we over in the coffee world like to add a few more: Rainforest Alliance, Shade Grown, Bird Friendly...… read more

Posted in Responsible Coffee

Meet Roberto

Written on March 5th 2015.

We’ve got some great news for all of you Costa Rican lovers out there!  Our Costa Rican order should be coming in in the next few weeks!  We can’t wait to let you know once it has cleared customs, and you’ll be able to start pre-ordering pounds right away!  For those of you who don’t know, Costa Ric… read more

Posted in Coffee Adventures

Did You Know?

Written on February 20th 2015.

Did you know that the average American drinks just over 3 cups of coffee per day?  According to numerous studies and articles, including this one from Harvard, the average American drinks 3.1 nine ounce cups of coffee every day!  We thought it might be fun to do the math and see where that took us, … read more

Posted in Coffee Perspective

Coffee Fest 2015

Written on February 11th 2015.

This past weekend, Gervais, Danny, Jennifer and I headed out to Coffee Fest in Atlanta.  Coffee Fest is a huge coffee expo where lots of different vendors from all aspects of coffee set up booths to teach people about their businesses and ideas.  There are tons of coffee tastings and competitions, c… read more

Posted in Coffee Adventures

RJ Rockers Half Calf

Written on January 30th 2015.

If there is anything that Gerv loves almost as much as good coffee, it’s good beer.  So when local brewing company, RJ Rockers approached Gervais about brewing a Coffee Stout, of course he was going to say yes!  What’s better than supporting local?  Supporting local while enjoying coffee and beer!

read morePosted in Gourmet Coffee

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About Our Blog

Welcome to the Little River Coffee Blog- a chance for us to share with you about all things coffee!  We've divided the blog into four categories so you can learn about every aspect of our beans.

Coffee Adventures: See where we've been, who we've met, and get to know our partner farms. read more >>

Coffee Perspectives: How much do you know about coffee?  Up your coffee knowledge here! read more >>

Responsible Coffee: Find out more about the different types of coffee we offer and how each affects our planet and its people.  read more >>

Gourmet Coffee: Learn the best ways to enjoy your coffee- from brewing tips to new recipes. read more >>

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