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How We're Supporting COVID Relief with Quarantine Coffee

Giveback

How We're Supporting COVID Relief with Quarantine Coffee

We're partnering with Chicago Cubs outfielder Ian Happ; Feeding America, the country’s largest hunger-relief organization; and the Greater Chicago Food Depository, Chicago's food bank, to turn our obsession with coffee into a force for good.

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Did You Know There's A Crisis In Nicaragua?

Nicaragua

If you’re not up to speed, a crisis was sparked on April 18 when pro-government forces violently crushed a small demonstration against announced social security changes that would raise workers’ contributions and cut pensions for retirees.

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Props To Josh Anderson, Our Guatemala Importer

Cup of Excellence Guatemala Importers

Props To Josh Anderson, Our Guatemala Importer

Just a quick note of congratulations to Josh Anderson, whose South Carolina-based company Cafe Intencional is the one responsible for getting our signature Guatemala coffee into the U.S. One of the coffees that Josh is importing this year — a washed bourbon from Finca San Rafael Urias in the Antigua region — placed at the country's recent Cup Of Excellence competition. (You can see the full results here.) We love partnering with Josh and his company, but it has more to do with the heart he has for the country of Guatemala and its people. He travels there frequently and, like Connect, his company is...

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New Coffee! From Ethiopia!

New Coffee! From Ethiopia!

It's now available on our site, and for every pound we roast, we're helping school kids in the nearby community of Altea Wondo eat a healthy lunch.

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Christmas Gift Boxes Now Available!

Coffee makes a great Christmas gift, and we think our gift boxes are the perfect way to say Merry Christmas! This year's gift boxes are $45 and include two 12oz bags of coffee (one Guatemala, one Nicaragua), two 16 oz. Connect coffee mugs and a bar of locally made artisan coffee soap. These gift boxes are currently available for local pickup and delivery in the Kankakee, Ill., area. We have some custom options available if you want to tweak the items that are included in the box (ex. subtract a mug, add a coffee sample, etc.). We also have special pricing...

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