Update to U.S. Coffee Championships 2020–2021 Seasons

The United States Coffee Competitions have announced that all remaining events will be canceled until 2021.
by Fresh Cup Staff | June 24, 2020

5 Minutes With: LaNisa Williams, Barista Life LA

Fresh Cup recently caught up with LaNisa Williams, creator of Barista Life LA, to discuss her new Instagram campaign, #BlackinBrew, and learn more about her mission of inclusive education.
by Caitlin Carter | June 24, 2020

U.S. Coffee Championships Orange County Results

That’s a wrap for the 2020 U.S. Coffee Championships qualifiers and nationals in Orange County, California!
by Fresh Cup Staff | February 26, 2020

Bikini Baristas Take Case to the Supreme Court

Last summer, Seattle-area “bikini baristas” made headlines when their case was overturned by the Federal Appeals Court. Now, the baristas are filing a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court.
by Fresh Cup Staff | February 19, 2020

U.S. Coffee Championship Nashville Qualifiers Results

Nashville, Tennessee, held the second U.S. Coffee Champs Qualifier event for the season, with 54 competitors’ fates decided.
by Fresh Cup Staff | January 15, 2020

The Not-So-New Wave of Barista-Led Activism

Understanding why 2019 was dominated by barista activism—and what’s next.
by Mark Van Streefkerk | January 7, 2020

2020 U.S. Coffee Championship Qualifiers

The U.S. Coffee Championship qualifiers will next venture to Nashville and Orange County where professionals from around the country will compete to represent the U.S. in the World Championships.
by Fresh Cup Staff | December 18, 2019

The Barista League 2020

The Barista League has revealed its 2020 competition season, which will feature four events spread over three continents, as well as a brand-new membership program.
by Fresh Cup Staff | December 11, 2019

The Latest in Barista Activism

From another walkout to a new barista-support organization, here are the latest updates to the rise of activism in the U.S. coffee community.
by Fresh Cup Staff | November 13, 2019

Do You Know? Camila Coddou

Camila Coddou embarked across the country for her project Barista Behind the Bar, speaking on topics including hospitality, self-care, inclusivity, and empowerment.
by Caitlin Carter | November 13, 2019