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Burundi Trip Begins...What to Expect Taylor here, recently arrived here in Bujumbura and for about 3 weeks starting tomorrow I'll be up at the Buhorwa Washing Station, whose coffee many of you may have tried through C2C.  Dan (C2C Brooklyn) will be joining me on the 15th. In case any of you would like to follow our trip or are looking to learn more about coffee  processing and sourcing, here's a bit of what you can expect from our trip: - An unscientific report on "trickle down" of current world market prices to the farmer level.  We all know world coffee prices are crazy high right now, but there has been little info out there about what this actually means for smallholder family farmers (several stages...
Follow Crop to Cup's travels in 2011 - w/ lots of pics! C2C's travel season is upon us, and this year will see Taylor (normally based in Brooklyn) travelling during most of 2011.   Taylor and others will be posting here from time to time and often posting photos to his picasa page. Up on Picasa now are both coffee-related and random fun pics from trips in Hong Kong and New Zealand. For the entire month of April Taylor and Dan will be visiting coffee origins in Burundi and Uganda, and he'll be posting lots of pics!  Make sure to follow the photostream, learn more than you could imagine about coffee origins and processing, and meet the farmers who are growing those awesome beans you brew. Post comments and questions either to this...
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Uganda Coffee on Foodista
Want to catch a glimpse of what goes on behind the scenes, to get coffee from coffee farmers to your kitchens and cafes? Follow Crop to Cup's blog (here) and our twitter account to stay up to date on our trip to Uganda and Burundi this month. Taylor will first travel to Burundi, then the Crop to Cup team (Taylor and Alexis of C2C NY and Jake and Neil of C2C Chicago) will convene in Uganda. In Burundi we are building relationships with new groups of farmers by seeking out high altitude washing stations, well organized farmers and quality control processes, and working with farmers, local organizations and exporters to make Burundi a new "direct" origin for Crop to Cup, and...