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PODCAST: Why So Silent?

Why So Silent?

Ashley and Nick spend this hour-plus talking through a few hot topics: Cultivating a coffee workplace, a bit about gender in coffee, and some recent developments around the US Coffee Championships. Be sure to let us know if you have any thoughts or questions!

Duration: 1h 15m 55s

Show music:
“Babies in Love” by BUNT. http://itsbunt.bandcamp.com/
“Climbing Up The Ladder” by Samuel Joseph Kim https://samueljosephkim.bandcamp.com/

Links mentioned:
“Don’t hire people based on experience and performance, if you can help it.” by Nick Cho
“I Didn’t Want to Get Anyone In Trouble — Why We Can’t Stay Quiet about Sexual Misconduct” by Ashley Rodriguez

Email: mailbag@portafilter.net
Twitter: @pfpodcast @nickcho @ashcommonname @MattKreizenbeck
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PODCAST: The SCAA-SCAE Unification

The SCAA-SCAE Unification

SPONSORED BY LA MARZOCCO USA. Check out their office program at http://home.lamarzoccousa.com/office/

Part two with Specialty Coffee Association of America Executive Director Ric Rhinehart. This hour is all about the planned unification of the Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) and Speciality Coffee Association of Europe (SCAE).
WARNING: A good conversation to listen to if you’re engaged with or interested in SCAA-SCAE matters. If you aren’t, this one might not be for you.

Duration: 1h 01m 50s

Show music:
“Babies in Love” by BUNT. http://itsbunt.bandcamp.com/
“We Don’t Have To Take Our Clothes Off” Jermaine Stewart
“2 Become 1″ Spice Girls

Email: mailbag@portafilter.net
Twitter: @pfpodcast @nickcho @ashcommonname
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PODCAST: First Time Barista Competitor Throwdown

First Time Barista Competitor Throwdown

SPONSORED BY LA MARZOCCO USA. Check out their office program at http://home.lamarzoccousa.com/office/

Fresh from the 2016 US Barista Championships in Atlanta, Georgia, Ashley and Nick hear from some competitors who competed for the first time this year. We discuss barista competitions through that fresh perspective, including a chat with Becky Reeves from Portland, Oregon.

Duration: 1h 00m 37s

Show music:
“Babies in Love” by BUNT. http://itsbunt.bandcamp.com/
“Training Montage” Rocky IV (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
“U Got the Look” Prince

Email: mailbag@portafilter.net
Twitter: @pfpodcast @nickcho @ashcommonname
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PODCAST : Craft Chocolate and the New Podcast Team!

Craft Chocolate and the New Podcast Team!

A conversation with Colin Gasko, founder of Rogue Chocolatier, and Carla D. Martin, founder and executive director of the Fine Cacao and Chocolate Institute. Oh, and the Portafilter Podcast is BACK, and with a new team! Meet Ashley and Bigmatt!

Duration: 53m 37s

Show music: “Babies in Love” by BUNT. http://itsbunt.bandcamp.com/

Email: podcast@portafilter.net
Twitter: @pfpodcast @nickcho @ashcommonname
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PODCAST: Peter Giuliano – The Portafilter Interviews

Peter Giuliano – The Portafilter Interviews

Now on SPRUDGE MEDIA
BROUGHT TO YOU BY TruBru.com and Kalita USA, and Hasbean.

A nice chat with my friend Peter Giuliano, the Symposium Director of the Specialty Coffee Association of America.

Duration: 1h 21m 55s

Show music: “Desert Song” by Samuel Kim. http://www.samueljosephkim.com

Email: podcast@portafilter.net
Twitter: @pfpodcast @nickcho @petergiuliano
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PODCAST: Ric Rhinehart – The Portafilter Interviews


Ric Rhinehart – The Portafilter Interviews

Now on SPRUDGE MEDIA
BROUGHT TO YOU BY TruBru.com and Kalita USA.

The first in a series of interviews, we get to know Ric Rhinehart, the Executive Director of the Specialty Coffee Association of America.

Duration: 1h 17m 51s

Show music: “Desert Song” by Samuel Kim. http://www.samueljosephkim.com

Email: podcast@portafilter.net
Twitter: @pfpodcast @nickcho @r2studio
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Portafilter Podcast #105

Portafilter Podcast Episode 105

BROUGHT TO YOU BY Wrecking Ball Coffee Roasters and TruBru.com

Summary & Links:
The PRESS RELEASE we read on the show
YouTube link: Bree (the most popular Barista in the Pacific Northwest)

ICE Coffee “C” Futures
“At The Cupping Table” with Trish and Mie from 49th Parallel.
Ethiopian Coffee “BladderGate” (more reading) LINK: Portafilter Podcast #58 interview with Getachew Mengistie
The future of the Keurig single-cup coffee system (LINK: SF Bay Coffee OneCup)
Our Top-5 list of the Most Fascinating Things in Specialty Coffee in 2011

Duration: 1h 31m 19s

Email: podcast@portafilter.net
Voicemail: +1-805-727-3638
Twitter: @pfpodcast @nickcho @inmanunfiltered
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Portafilter.net Podcast #104




Portafilter Podcast Episode 104

BROUGHT TO YOU BY Wrecking Ball Coffee Roasters and TruBru.com

Summary: World Coffee Events/SCAE Competition Wrap-Up, “The SPRUDGE Radio Minute,” we talk about the recent Twitter debacle, “At The Cupping Table” with Trish and Colleen, and we answer a couple of calls and discuss grinders and hipsters in coffee.

Duration: 1h 16m 10s

Email: podcast@portafilter.net
Voicemail: +1-805-727-3638
Twitter: @pfpodcast @nickcho @inmanunfiltered
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Portafilter Podcast #103




Portafilter Podcast Episode 103

Summary: SCAA 2011 wrap-up, “At The Cupping Table” with Trish and Colleen, marketing the coffee farmer, and The SPRUDGE Radio Minute.

Duration: 52m 58s

Email: podcast@portafilter.net
Voicemail: +1-805-727-3638
Twitter: @pfpodcast @nickcho @inmanunfiltered
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Portafilter Podcast Episode 102




Portafilter Podcast Episode 102

Summary: Mark busts Nick’s chops, SCAA Chronicle article “Important or Self-Important,” the inaugural SPRUDGE Radio Minute, and the first in a multi-part exploration of the coffee C-Market with Peter Giuliano from Counter Culture Coffee.

Duration: 1h 07m 49s

LINKS:
SPRUDGE.com
ICE Coffee on TradingCharts.com”
“So What’s The Deal With the Coffee Market?” comic from Counter Culture Coffee
“Coffee, the New Shaky Commodity” NYTimes.com

Email: podcast@portafilter.net
Voicemail: +1-805-727-3638
Twitter: @pfpodcast @nickcho @inmanunfiltered
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