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From Seed to Cup

Every bean in a Writers & Rockers Coffee has taken a long journey to arrive in your cup. Between the time they’re planted, picked and purchased, coffee beans go through a typical series of steps to bring out their best. PlantingA coffee bean is actually a seed. When dried, roasted and ground, it’s used to brew coffee. If the seed isn’t processed, it can be planted and grow into a coffee tree.Coffee seeds are generally planted in large beds in shaded nurseries. The seedlings will be watered frequently and shaded from bright sunlight until they are hearty enough to be permanently...

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HAL'S KITCHEN: Drive-thru coffee delivery - Oct 30, 2021

HAL'S KITCHEN: Drive-thru coffee delivery - Oct 30, 2021

A big thanks to the Manitoba Restaurant & Foodservices Association and Gordon Food Service for following through so quickly on their promise to donate 22 cases of coffee to Main Street Project. The coffee, with a wholesale value of $1,000, was dropped off this week at 75 Martha Street. That’s also where you can deliver coffee or anything else to help Winnipeg’s homeless. And Rob Young at Writers & Rockers Coffee who got this whole coffee drive going with his generous donation of 50 pounds tells me his java has arrived at MSP as well. Rob says that works out...

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HAL’S KITCHEN: Coffee for a good cause. Oct 23/2021

HAL’S KITCHEN: Coffee for a good cause. Oct 23/2021

I had a great week! On Wednesday, I briefly mentioned on my radio show a need for coffee at Main Street Project. Local roaster Writers & Rockers Coffee contacted me to say they were donating 50 pounds of their Coffee With The Queen blend, inspired by The Pumps and Orphan. Owner Robert Young says he called Chris Burke-Gaffney after listening to my show and Chris was all in. I had Rob on my show on Thursday to talk about his donation and Ana Ziprick from Main Street Project joined us to thank him. I challenged others to meet and beat...

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