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The Thread Coffee Blog

News, events, coffee education and fun from all of us here at Thread Coffee Roasters.

Indonesian Permata Gayo

Fast Facts Region: Bener Meriah, Aceh Altitude: 1200-1600 meters Varietals: Arabica – Bourbon, Timtim, Ateng Super, Catimor Certifications: Organic, FLO, SPP This month we take a look at a coffee that comes to us from the mountains of Aceh, the northern-most province...

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DR Congo SOPACDI

December Featured Coffee Solidarite Paysanne la Promotion de Actions Café et Development Integras, known as SOPACDI, formed in 2002 in response to the ethnic and gender-based violence plaguing Kivu Eastern Deomcratic Republic of Congo, where SOPACDI’s 5,600+ members...

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Thread Coffee is Moving!

Thread is growing and we're moving to a new location where we can set up our expanded roasting operations.  By 2017 we'll be roasting onsite at Openworks! Check back for details.

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Rwanda Kodukak

Rwanda Kodukak

November Featured Coffee Fast Facts: Cooperative: KODUKAK primary cooperative (member of COOPAC) Name of the washing station / micro region: KIGEYO Atitude: 1900m Varietals: Bourbon  Certifications: Fair Trade - Organic   Kodukak is one of the primary cooperatives...

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Cafe Justicia

Cafe Justicia

October Featured Coffee Fast Facts: Members: 256 coffee farmers (76 women) Location: Lake Atitlán, San Antonio, and San Lucas Tolimán, Sololá Altitude: 1200-1800 Meters Varietals: Arabica – Bourbon, Catuai Diversification Projects: Hortalizas, honey and macadamia...

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Honduras COMSA

Honduras COMSA

Fast Facts: Location: Marcala, Honduras Altitude: 1200-1600 meters Varietal: Arabica – Catuai, Caturra, Lempira, Pacas Process: Washed Certifications: Organic; FLO; SPP Organization: Founded in 2001, Comprised of 620 members The vast majority of farmers in the...

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Mexico Michiza

Mexico Michiza

August Featured Coffee Fast Facts Location: Oaxaca, Mexico Altitude: 900-1800 meters Varietal: Arabica - Typica, Caturra Certifications: Organic; FLO; SPP Organization: Founded in 1985 Comprised of 1030 members MICHIZA began as a small organization linking coffee...

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Thread is Hiring: Farmers Market Worker

Thread Coffee, part of the Red Emma’s family of projects, has an opening for a part-time farmers market worker to join our coffee team and worker-owned cooperative! Send us your resume and a short letter of interest. Responsibilities include running Thread’s market...

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July’s Featured Coffee

APECAFORM Fair Trade - Organic - Washed San Marcos, Guatemala Fast Facts: Location: San Marcos and Tajamulco Volcano Altitude: 1000 – 1900 meters Varietal: Arabica – Typica, Caturra, Bourbon Certifications: Organic; FLO; SPP Organization: 400 members APECAFORM (the...

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