Beyond PSL & Peppermint

Explore outside the flavor box and discover something fresh and tasty for your holiday menu.
by S. Michal Bennett | November 6, 2019

The Art of the Competition Mixtape

Luke Daugherty talks to Michelle Johnson, Rock Baijnauth, Nathanael May, Hannah Craig, and Matt Foster about the important role music plays during a competition routine.
by Luke Daugherty | October 9, 2019

Baristas Begin Crowdsourcing Wage Information

Philly baristas are sharing their salaries and benefits in a shared spreadsheet. In the days since news of this spreadsheet broke, the list, which reflects baristas from more than 60 cafés in the Philadelphia…
by Fresh Cup Staff | October 9, 2019

The Walkout That Inspired A Movement: Everything You Need To Know About Coffee At Large

Three Months After The Walkout, Coffee At Large Members Forge A New Road To Activism
by Mark Van Streefkerk | September 25, 2019

Glitter Cat Bootcamp Announces 2020 Cohort

Glitter Cat has revealed its participants in this year’s Bootcamp, which will train coffee professionals from around the country to compete in the 2020 U.S. Coffee Championships.
by Fresh Cup Staff | September 18, 2019

Oregon Coffee Board Announces Scholarships for U.S. Coffee Champs

The Oregon Coffee Board is offering scholarships to the U.S. Coffee Championship Qualifiers. The scholarship includes entry fee, travel, food and beverage stipend, mentors, and more.
by Fresh Cup Staff | September 10, 2019

Do You Know? Sam Schaefer

At the 2019 U.S. Barista Championship semifinal, Sam Schaefer announced his intended new project, Mockingbird Coffee, a roastery and tasting room set to launch in Ann Arbor this fall. But last month, in an…
by Fionn Pooler | September 10, 2019

Update SPoTted

Roughly one month later, SPoT Coffee employees are one step closer to unionizing.
by Fresh Cup Staff | August 14, 2019

Achievement Unlocked: Custom Retro Arcade Espresso Machine

An interview with Kelly Stombaugh, artist and roaster, on how she transformed a Synesso MVP into the retro arcade machine of her childhood dreams.
by Jordan Johnson | August 14, 2019

Glitter Cat Bootcamp 2020 Applications Now Open

Following the success of 2019’s inaugural season, which focused on the U.S. Barista Championship, Glitter Cat Bootcamp has now expanded to include sessions for Brewers Cup, Roasters, and Coffee in Good Spirits.
by Fresh Cup Staff | July 16, 2019