Coffee Trip Logs

Greetings from Guatemala: COE and Tropical Storm Agatha

Posted on: January 22nd, 2016 by Tylor Bennett

We left off with Jeff getting a good night’s sleep prior to a full 7 hour day of cupping and…

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Jared’s and Nick’s Coffee Tour: Volume 1

Posted on: January 22nd, 2016 by Tylor Bennett

Zoka Coffee cravings are not unheard of. And it may seem like those of you outside of the Seattle area…

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Jared’s and Nick’s Coffee Tour: Volume 2

Posted on: January 22nd, 2016 by Tylor Bennett

It’s time for another installment of Jared and Nick’s Wholesale Adventures. Last time we joined our heroes they were headed…

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Jared and Nick’s Coffee Tour: Volume 3

Posted on: January 22nd, 2016 by Tylor Bennett

This week we headed off to visit the growing coffee empire of Loreen Hyuh. Loreen has been a loyal customer…

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Zoka News Flash!

Posted on: January 22nd, 2016 by Tylor Bennett

Recently we hosted an epic in-company latte-art throwdown event. Baristas from all our store locations – Greenlake, University District, and…

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Zoka Road Trip – San Francisco

Posted on: January 22nd, 2016 by Tylor Bennett

San Francisco: Bright Coffees, Big City During a January weekend, two of our senior baristas, Chris and Megan, went on…

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Jeff’s trip to Nicaragua!

Posted on: January 22nd, 2016 by Tylor Bennett

Coffee trip to Nicaragua – February 2011 This year’s venture to Nicaragua began last week with our good friend and…

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Nicaragua and El Salvador Trip, Fall 2011

Posted on: January 22nd, 2016 by Tylor Bennett

This year we are starting early as it seems no one knows what is going to happen to the coffee…

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Zoka Family Direct Trade Profile: San Jose Java Nica & the Bourbons of Los Altos with Mierisch farms

Posted on: January 22nd, 2016 by Tylor Bennett

In February, I visited the Mierisch farms in Nicaragua once again. We visited their beautiful coffee farms near Jinotega and…

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The Fruits of our Labor: Zoka Family Direct Trade from El Salvador

Posted on: January 22nd, 2016 by Tylor Bennett

Are you ready? The time has come! Our container of exceptional El Salvador coffees has arrived and they are now…

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