SPLAT: Round 1

March 14, 2014
The Sacramento Public Latte Art Tournament kicked off last night with enormous success. And we've got the details after the jump.

UC Davis Coffee Research Conference

March 12, 2014

A first step toward a better understanding of coffee science and research development.

Annual Staff Party @ Dave & Busters

February 02, 2014

Temple Coffee goes to Dave & Busters by way of a 30+ party bus. Pictures after the jump.

Ahhh... We can finally spread our wings and breathe the crisp Roasterie air!

October 17, 2013

“Is that big white building next to the café the new Sacramento Natural Foods Co-Op?”.

“Is that new building next to S Street a new medical clinic? (Wink wink nud

Temple Coffee Q and A with Diego Guardia of Hacienda Sonora, Costa Rica

April 26, 2013
Briefly, please explain your family history, your involvement in coffee, and your involvement in your local community?

The farm has been in the family for over a hundred years. My dad and I work together in order to satisfy the countles

Gerald Mbabazi - Producer Q and A

April 15, 2013

Briefly, please explain your family history, your involvement in coffee, and your involvement in your local community?

-My name is Gerald Mbabazi, I am born and raised in Kanungu district, south western,Uganda. My parents have always be

Roya (coffee leaf rust) report - El Salvador, Panama, Costa Rica, and Guatemala.

March 29, 2013

Die-off due to Roya stress
What is Roya? What is causing the outbreaks? How will it affect coffee quality?...These are just some of the questions that should be floating around in your head, and are questions that are definitely swimming in mine.

A trip to Sustainable Market Services (SMS), Thika, and traceability in Kenya? Say what?

February 20, 2013
My mission today: get down to the nitty gritty, find coffee, and figure out how to put a face on Kenyan coffee.

A Day in the Office - Nairobi, Kenya

February 19, 2013
Today is a day of cupping in the office of my Kenyan coffee exporter. They are currently in the peak of selecting auction lot coffees to purchase.

Ramblings from over the Atlantic Ocean. Post 1, Kenya and Uganda 2013

February 04, 2013
For the past 6 months, I have been planning and organizing a truly sustainable, traceable way to purchase coffee from East Africa, mainly Kenya and Ethiopia. Many people have told me that is impossible, and that maybe true, but I believe that I made leew

Temple Direct 2013

December 07, 2012
What make Temple Coffee sourcing different? Well, for one we are initiating a few new, ground-breaking, coffee industry firsts, sourcing projects or as I like to call them, “Missions” for 2013. Here’s a short tidbit about our Brazil project that h


November 08, 2012
Well, here's our first blog post in awhile. Here in the roasterie, sometimes I run across very rare, unique, small production, or just flat out delicious coffees. Luckly, the sector of coffee we work in allows us to taste them...
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