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Ten Days of Coffee (Part One)

Seeing as I’m a fairly new addition to PT’s and the coffee world at large, I suppose I ought to introduce myself; My name is Kasey Klimes and I make coffee. It’s what I love. While living in St. Louis I worked the bar for Kaldi’s Coffee for two years before moving to Kansas to… Continue Reading

PUBLIC CUPPING IN SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI

Exciting news for those living in Springfield, Missouri! This weekend, Jason Johnson will be holding free public coffee cuppings (tastings) in Springfield, Missouri. He holds public cuppings three times a week at our retail location in Topeka, Kansas, but it is rare that he has the opportunity to actually visit another coffee shop that carries… Continue Reading

AN EXCITING MORNING WITH LUCIA ORTIZ

It is always an exciting moment when you are able to meet with the creator of something you love.  Last Thursday presented us with just such an opportunity.  Lucia Ortiz, from Finca Las Mercedes, flew up to Topeka, Kansas to share her story with PT’s customers and to support PT’s Barista Competition Competitor Robin Seitz,… Continue Reading

COFFEE WITH THE PRODUCER – LUCIA ORTIZ FROM FINCA LAS MERCEDES

Join us this Thursday, October 29th at our Barrington Village shop for casual coffee with Lucia Ortiz from Finca Las Mercedes in El Salvador.  She will be available to meet and chat between 8:00 and 10:00 am.  Come to enjoy her spectacular coffee, El Pepinal 1, and great conversation.  We are brewing up her coffee… Continue Reading

PT’s COVERS LOCAL “TKbiz” MAGAZINE

PTs Coffee Roasting Co. and the Gombe Coffee Project, along with travels to Burundi and El Salvador, are featured in the Fall 2009 TKBiz Magazine. Click through the pages and check out the “postcards from coffees origin.” [nggallery id=9]

CHECK OUT PT’S ON KTKA.COM!

If you were not able to make it to last Thursday’s Gombe Coffee Project Video Launch Party, Channel 49 News is here to the rescue!  You can check out Ben Bauman’s coverage of the Party on their website here, and you can view the full Gombe Coffee Project Video in our Media Room here.  And… Continue Reading

GOMBE COFFEE PROJECT VIDEO LAUNCH PARTY

You are invited to join PT’s Coffee Roasting Co and Gizmo Pictures to celebrate The Gombe Coffee Project Video release!  Gizmo Picture’s David Kitchner traveled with PT’s Jeff Taylor on a coffee sourcing trip to Tanzania, documenting the lives and work of these hardworking farmers.  That night will be the first viewing of this incredible… Continue Reading

ESMERALDA SPECIAL SO ESPRESSO – VERY LIMITED SUPPLY

Whenever we receive a new coffee, we roast it to different profiles in order to figure out where the coffee shines with perfection. For this year’s crop of Esmeralda Special, we took a small amount of both lots to a slightly darker roast profile. Although we decided that it wouldn’t quite work for our normal… Continue Reading

NOTES FROM HACIENDA LA ESMERALDA – FIRST HAND ACCOUNT

Jason Johnson, a PT’s Coffee’s employee, was visiting Hacienda La Esmeralda during the auction.  Here is his first hand account: I got up this morning at 6 am with nervous anticipation.  Daniel was picking me up around 7 and then we were going to the farm to watch the auction.  This year’s crop production was… Continue Reading

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