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Per Aspera Benefit Blend Returns

By Will Vunderink on Mar 05, 2021

This round, chocolatey light-medium roast blend benefits the Topeka-based grassroots volunteer organization Silverbackks.

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Suke Quto School Project Update

By Will Vunderink on Feb 25, 2021

Thank you for helping us support the Suke Quto School Project! We sold 529 bags of Suke Quto Honey and will be rounding up our donation to $600.

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Happy new year!

By Will Vunderink on Jan 11, 2021

A message from Jeff Taylor, Fred Polzin, and the entire team at PT's Coffee Roasting Co.

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We're 2021 Good Food Awards finalists!

By Will Vunderink on Nov 10, 2020

We're so pleased to have two coffees among the 2021 finalists, and humbled to be in such good company.

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The Washed Process in Pictures

By Will Vunderink on Sep 11, 2020

A step-by-step look at the most common coffee processing method in the world. Photos by Production Roaster Lara Prahm.

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Introducing Per Aspera Benefit Blend

By Will Vunderink on Jun 22, 2020

Taking its name from Kansas' state motto—Ad Astra Per Aspera, or "to the stars through difficulties"—our Benefit Blend will evolve seasonally, with 100% of net profits going to organizations dedicated to fostering positive social change.

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Origin Trip: Villa Loyola, Nariño, Colombia

By Will Vunderink on May 27, 2020

From growing its own bamboo for infrastructure construction to harvesting rainfall for irrigation, Villa Loyola has become much more than a coffee farm—it's a sustainable agriculture innovation center. Our green coffee buying team visited last winter to see their latest projects in action. Take a look.

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Origin Trip: Finca Santa Maria, Nariño, Colombia

By Will Vunderink on May 15, 2020

Each spring we eagerly anticipate the arrival of a new harvest from our longtime Direct Trade partners Finca Santa Maria. This winter, our green coffee buying team visited Armando Portilla during harvest to observe picking, sorting, and processing. Take a look.

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Please excuse our appearance...

By Will Vunderink on Apr 10, 2020

Our 12 oz. bags are going to look a bit different for the time being. Thanks for continuing to support us through turbulent times!

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