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January 10, 2013 / Baca



There’s quite a bit happening in the coffee world this first month of 2013. Here are a few upcoming events to look out for that we’ll be in the mix with:

Friday January 18th: Good Food Awards Ceremony. We’re honored to be a finalist in the coffee category. Alice Waters will be hosting the awards ceremony for the winners so keep an ear to the streets to see who’s on top of their game.

Saturday January 19th (Morning/Afternoon): Good Food Awards Marketplace. At the Ferry Building from 9am-2pm you can taste examples of the best food and coffee in the country. Tickets are $5 to get in the door. If you love your taste buds there’s no better place to be in the world on the morning of the 19th.

Saturday January 19th (Afternoon/Evening): Barista Nation San Francisco. From 3pm-4:15pm peoples champ Jared Truby and myself will be leading a panel discusion talking about the benefits of impeccable customer service in your cafe. The day includes many other speakers and finishes off with a Latte Art competition and party from 6-9pm with the DJ’ing being hammered out by our friends from Sprudge.

Monday January 21st: To round things off CUESA will be hosting a Coffee and Sustainability Panel Discusion from 6-8pm. Our co-owner and green buyer Colby Barr will be speaking on the panel along with James Freeman of Blue Bottle and Christopher Bacon author of Confronting the Coffee Crisis.

Hopefully some of you can make it to at least one of these gatherings. If you see us out there throw out a high five!


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  1. Serrano / Jan 14 2013 3:56 pm

    Thanks, Chris!!
    I wasn’t aware of the Good Food Award status and ‘Coffee and Sustainability’ panel. I was bummed to have a conflicting schedule for Barista Nation, so having alternative events to feel a part of the Bay Area Coffee Community is worthwhile!
    Best of luck to Verve this weekend!!

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