Plated Earth Food Fables are original short historical fiction stories about produce and its ability to connect people, culture, and history. This Food Fable recounts an ancient Ethiopian legend about a goat herder named Kaldi, who first discovered coffee cherries and their energizing power.
Have you ever wondered what or where your coffee was before it ended up in a grinder and converted to one of the most popular beverages in the world? Meet Laurie Britton of Cafe Virtuoso in Barrio Logan, San Diego. Laurie founded and maintains Cafe Virtuoso as the only 100 percent certified organic coffee roaster in San Diego, and one of the few in the country, certifying every step of the coffee process as organic (not just the beans themselves)! Also, stay tuned because in a few episodes we'll be speaking with Laurie's daughter, Savannah who runs the non-profit associated with Cafe Virtuoso!
Episode 57 - Food Buzz: History of Coffee Cherries
The Food Buzz highlights specific produce facts and history to help guide future produce exploration.
Specialty Produce is a family owned and operated food service and retail fresh produce supplier located in San Diego, CA. A premium provider for more than thirty years, Specialty Produce continues to be a leader in service, product quality and technology.
The Specialty Produce team includes more than one hundred enthusiastic and dedicated employees.
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