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What is organic coffee?

almost 3 years ago by Kaitlyn W.
Tags: organic
1 response
Participant over 2 years ago
by Matthew B., Chief Coffee Wrangler
For a great overview of what we think about organic coffee, have a look at our blog post "Organic Coffee: Fact and Fiction". The TL/DR summary is pretty simple: if you're looking for good for the environment + good for your body + high quality, the best proxy isn't an expensive certification; it's whether the coffee is a micro-lot. And when you're dealing with roasters of specialty coffee, that's almost invariably what you get.

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