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...
Journey to Coffee Mecca: Munchies Presents LA Coffee
January 2016 / Munchies
Whether you like it hot or cold, bitter or sweet, light or dark, dripped or poured, Los Angeles’ robust world-class coffee scene has it all. So grab a cup as MUNCHIES takes you for a caffeinated inside look at LA...
California Coffee: farmers get a buzz from growing specialty crop
March 2015 / Slate
Who knew coffee could grow in California? Traditionally, coffee is an equatorial crop, thriving not in Mediterranean climates like California, but in tropical countries like Brazil, Ethiopia and Indonesia. Yet efforts by Southern California farmers to grow the beans have...