Landlocked in Laos

There are some stories you hear and can’t un-hear. When we heard the story of a Florida-surf-girl (Mookie) marrying a Khmu-coffee-farming guy (Ahn), well, we boarded whatever flight Kayak said was cheapest and headed to Laos. This was the beginning of a story that still has much to be written, but one that has become […]

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Coffee Economics 101

Coffee is complex. I could end here and the story of coffee would be 98% more complete than it currently is in the minds of most coffee drinkers. Coffee, to most, is not complex. It’s ubiquitous. A given. A well of dark liquid that, God forbid, will ever dry up. But the refrain here is […]

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