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Twitter Contest

It’s time for a new PT’s photo contest — this week featuring a great cause that is close to our hearts! Our new Sumatran coffee, Lake Tawar, was purchased in collaboration with an excellent charity, Hands of Hope, that contributes to the care and support of foster children and orphans in Indonesia. Post a photo featuring PT’s Coffee Co. (your morning cup of coffee, favorite piece of PT’s merchandise, cozy corner in one of our cafes, etc.) and you will be entered to win a 12oz bag of Lake Tawar and a hand-printed, burlap coffee bag from Hands of Hope.

Official Rules:

  1. Your photo must be submitted via Twitter.
  2. Your tweet must include the following:
    1. @PTsCoffee
    2. #PTsHandsOfHope
    3. URL link to your photo, which must feature our coffee, logo, or merchandise
  3. All photos must be submitted before midnight Central Time on April 24th, 2014.
  4. You may use any appropriate photo hosting website to post your photo (Instagram, TwitPic, Imgur, Flickr, etc.)

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Thank You

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Trip Report: El Salvador

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Dos Caras

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UPDATE: Finca Santa Maria

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Latin America Coffee Tragedy

UPDATE: We are no longer receiving direct donations to the Finca Santa Maria fund. Thank you so very much for your support! We far exceeded our initial goal will have an update soon on the total amount received. You can read Armando’s letter of gratitude here. For Maritza and I, it was just another travel… Continue Reading

TRIP REPORT – PART III – EL SALVADOR

TRIP REPORT: EL SALVADOR – JAN 21-28, 2013 Some of my favorite coffees year after year come from the tiny, but very diverse country of El Salvador. The cup quality is outstanding from the farms we work with, but perhaps even more, the relationships we have built as a company over the years with them are perhaps… Continue Reading

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