Well, most of the staff have now departed for the Specialty Coffee Association of America tradeshow and conference in Minneapolis. For those of you who will not be able to attend, please stay up to date with the USBC and much more by going to the following link. This is the largest coffee gathering of the year and many things will be happening besides the USBC. There will also be the Coffee of The Year competition taking place to pick the Coffee of the Year. This is the first year for this competition.   FOLLOW THE HAPPENINGS