Eureka! California-Grown Coffee Is Becoming The State's Next Gold Mine
February 2018 / NPR
In most coffee shops, you can choose a cup of joe brewed with beans from countries like Ethiopia, Colombia, Costa Rica and Yemen. Now, a new crop of coffee growers is working to get coffee brewed from California-grown beans included...
Blue Bottle Selling California-Grown Coffee for $18 Per Ounce
December 2017 / Daily Coffee News
In a triumph for fringe specialty coffee, Oakland-based roaster Blue Bottle Coffee has announced its first release of California-grown coffee, which comes from experimental fruit and coffee farm Good Land Organics‘ new coffee business, Frinj Coffee. GLO Founder Jay Ruskey has been...
Your Coffee Is From Where? California?
May 2017 / New York Times
GOLETA, Calif. — There is a new crop growing in Southern California’s famous avocado groves — coffee. About two dozen farms between San Diego and here, just outside Santa Barbara, are nurturing coffee bushes under the canopies of old avocado...
Jason Mraz Is Growing Coffee on a Farm in Oceanside
May 2017 / San Diego Magazine
The middle of nowhere is the best nowhere to be. After all the development in San Diego over the decades, it’s hard to believe a place like South Morro Hills exists. This is farmland. You’ve read about it in books....
Good Land Organics Growing Coffee in Cali
June 2016 / Angels Cup
We all know good coffee grows near the equator. Ethiopia, Kenya, Colombia, Guatemala, Panama. Aside from a few outliers like Hawaii, it doesn’t grow further north than southern Mexico. And for the most part it grows in poor countries. The cherries...