Coffee Blog

Colombia Part 1

Written on October 12th 2014.

This past February, Gervais and I got to go to Colombia to visit our newest partner farm, Finca La Loma and its owner Jesus. After having visited coffee farms in Nicaragua and Costa Rica, we more or less assumed that we knew what to expect. It is amazing how wrong we were. The coffee culture in Colo… read more

Posted in Coffee Adventures

Did You Know?

Written on October 9th 2014.

Did you know that coffee actually grows on trees? The trees can grow to be up to 30 feet tall, but farmers keep them cut down to typically 6-8 feet so they can more easily pick the beans by hand. The coffee itself is a seed that grows inside the “cherry” of the plant. You can actually pick the cherr… read more

Posted in Coffee Perspective

Good Coffee

Written on October 5th 2014.

Here at Little River, we love good coffee! And it’s safe to assume, if you’re reading this, that you do too. But we at LRR want to challenge you to consider good coffee as something that is good for more than just its fabulous taste. We think good coffee should, like a good habit or good neighbor, h… read more

Posted in Responsible Coffee

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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 >>

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