Cruz Conrad of Pachamama moves forward to the U.S. Coffee Championships Qualifying Event in Reno, NV

Every year, the U.S. Coffee Championships is put on by the Specialty Coffee Association, a non-profit organization that represents thousands of coffee professionals, from producers to baristas, all over the world.  This U.S. Coffee Championships is an event "where coffee professionals throughout the country push each other forward in the areas of skill and service." There … Continue reading Cruz Conrad of Pachamama moves forward to the U.S. Coffee Championships Qualifying Event in Reno, NV

Battle of the Brews 2017: A Look At the Future of Coffee Cocktails

Last month, during Sacramento Specialty Coffee Week, Pachamama’s own Maksym Khaliziev participated in the 2nd annual Battle of the Brews - a competition that pairs local baristas with area bartenders and tasks them with using coffee to put a caffeinated twist on some classic cocktails. For this year’s competition, Max teamed up with bartender Fernando … Continue reading Battle of the Brews 2017: A Look At the Future of Coffee Cocktails

Guatemala – Cooperative to Cooperative Trade

Thaleon Tremain  |  Pachamama Coffee In November of 2016, I had the honor of traveling to Guatemala with a group of U.S. cooperative leaders led by the National Cooperative Business Association (NCBA CLUSA). Our goal was to help facilitate and encourage cooperative-to-cooperative trade between Guatemala and the United States.   "Our goal was to facilitate … Continue reading Guatemala – Cooperative to Cooperative Trade

Farm-to-Fork Festival 2017

Farm-to-Fork has definitely become a force to be reckoned with, especially in America's Farm-to-Fork capital, Sacramento. This past Saturday, at the 5th annual Farm-to-Fork Festival, nearly 65,000 people came out in support of local eateries, wineries, breweries, grocers, cooperatives, farmers, and ranchers. Designed to showcase and celebrate the origin of food and drinks, this free event connected … Continue reading Farm-to-Fork Festival 2017

2017 CO-OP FESTIVAL: ON THE NATIONAL MALL

  The National Cooperative Business Association (NCBA CLUSA) will hold the inaugural Co-op Festival, September 30 – October 1, 2017, on the grounds of the National Mall in Washington, D.C. — an unprecedented opportunity to amplify the economic impact, diversity and sustainability of a business model 70 percent of consumers say they already trust. Designed … Continue reading 2017 CO-OP FESTIVAL: ON THE NATIONAL MALL

Farm Fresh to You: Capay Crush Festival 2017

Guests traveled from all over California with their family and friends to spend a beautiful Saturday evening on the farm with Farm Fresh To You for the 7th annual Capay Crush Festival. Everyone enjoyed live music and dancing, just-for-fun grape stomping, tasty local food, wine and beverages (full vendor list below!), a farm-style photo booth, tractor-tram rides, and … Continue reading Farm Fresh to You: Capay Crush Festival 2017