Your host follows a great cup of coffee from Paris, to Copenhagen and Kenya
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Your host’s coffee education begins in Paris where he has an amazing cup of light-roasted Kenyan filter coffee at Dreamin’ Man.
April like everyone who buys Kenyan beans, has to go through the Nairobi Coffee Exchange. Your host then took a trip to the Murangi region to talk to some farmers.
Roasting at Origin
There aren’t a lot of companies roasting where the coffee farms are, but your host found one in Kenya – African Coffee Roasters. They’re a trying to show the world that it’s possible to roast at origin.
Is the specialty coffee sector too small to make a difference?
Coffee Collective‘s Klaus Thompson says no. He also explains why these light-roasted coffees are so delicious — and valuable.
I received some production support for this episode from a project out of the London School of Economics called A Tale of Two Valleys that is looking at Kenya’s rift valley and California’s central valley special thanks to everyone involved especially Laura Mann and Gianluca Iazzolino