Good Land Organics: Farm Story
Good Land Organics / Goleta, CA
Farm: Good Land Organics Farm Owner: Jay Ruskey Farm Manager: Alison DiFiori Location: Goleta, CA Varietals: Caturra Amarillo, Caturra Rojo, Catuai Rojo, Cuicateco, Catisic, Geisha, Laurina, Mundo Novo, Pacamara, Pacas, Puerto Rico, Tekisic, Typica Orchard plant date: 2002 Harvest season: May - Sept Orchard blend tasting...
Quail Haven: Farm Story
Quail Haven / Leucadia, CA
Farm: Quail Haven Farmer/Farm Manager: Chris Calkins / Mellano & Co. Location: Encinitas (Leucadia), CA Tree Count: 500 Varietals: Caturra Rojo and Geisha Orchard plant date: March 2014 Harvest season: May - Sept Go to market: Fall 2019 Tasting notes: candied fruit, maple, lemon meringue with a juicy...
Ocean View Farm: Farm Story
Ocean View Farm / Carpinteria, CA
Farm: Ocean View Farm Farmer/Farm Manager: Perry Gibson and Ken Kraus Tree count: 350 Varietals: Caturra Amarillo, Caturra Rojo, Catuai Rojo, Catisic, Cuicateco, Laurina, Mundo Novo, Pacamara, Pacas, Puerto Rico, Tekisic Orchard plant date: Aug. 2011 Harvest season: May - Sept Go to market: Fall 2019 Tasting...
5THWAVE: Frinj is planting the seeds for California's coffee growing industry
5THWAVE / April 2019
We are excited to be part of Allegra World Coffee Portal's first edition of 5THWAVE, a publication sharing the latest inspiration and thought leadership from the businesses shaping a new era of coffee. You can find our article on page 36 via this...
Taking in the California Coffee Experience with Frinj and Bird Rock
March 2019 / Daily Coffee News
Last week, some 40 guests at the Bird Rock Coffee roastery in San Diego were among the first people in the world to witness the “California Coffee Experience,” presented by Santa Barbara-based Frinj Coffee. The goal was to introduce the coffee-curious to the...
First coffee farms in continental U.S. taking root in San Diego
March 2019 / San Diego Union-Tribune
Ever wonder what Southern California would taste like in a coffee cup? Fifty local java-lovers were the first locals to find out this past weekend in private “cupping” sessions of the first-ever locally-grown coffee at Bird Rock Coffee Roasters in Mission Valley. ...
Travel tips: Help prevent the spread of coffee pests
February 2019 / Frinj Coffee
Many major plant pests and diseases have been introduced to the USA by travelers unknowingly bringing in infected plant material or personal items. The purpose of this journal post is to educate persons traveling to coffee growing regions and visiting coffee...
The Coffee Podcast: Super Specialty Coffee in California
January 2019 / The Coffee Podcast
Not all coffee myths are built on lies. You would think something called “Super Specialty Coffee”" would be something that falls into a category with snake oil and dancing goats. As it turns out, Jay Ruskey is a tree farmer...