Author: Zenpebblecafe

Coffee a Vehicle for Change at Back of the Yards on Chicago’s South Side

via Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine http://ift.tt/2EPz3wb In the mixed residential and industrial South Side Chicago neighborhood Back of the Yards, so named for its proximity to the historic former Union Stock Yards site, two locals see…

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The Extraction Turns Coffee and Wine Belts into a Beverage Girdle

via Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine http://ift.tt/2EYr7Id   Swedish coffee roaster Löfbergs, a fourth-generation-owned company, has taken special interest in cultivating future generations of coffee production. To highlights its efforts and draw attention to the need to…

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Rolling Retro 2018

The longest running Retro surf event in the world, Rolling Retro, is back for its 9th year. Every year the Cape Town surfing fraternity come out to surf a surfboard from the incredible collection, owned by Robby McDonald of Vudu Surf, enjoy a day on the beach with family and friends as well as old […]

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On the Search with Tom Curren and Mason Ho

With Mason Ho pushing 30 and Tom Curren, a couple runs past his half-century these two chalk up an impressive amount of shared surfing experience. Rip Curl recently teamed up with Mason and Tom and ventured forth into the big blue that is the Pacific Ocean. Gently adjust the angle of your recline and enjoy.  from […]

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Tuffy Clean Your Beach #66

Tyler busting out the double MJ with those blue ‘Smooth Criminal’ gloves as he cleans up the Kom, quick sticks Well done man, not all heroes wear capes mate. Stop stalling, unless it’s into a barrel, and get those entries in.   from Zigzag Magazine http://ift.tt/2Cg3ZnF via IFTTT

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Tuffy Clean Your Beach #65

What a good Guy, literally and figuratively. Guy went ahead and organised a lekker beach clean-up last Sunday at Muizies with a couple tjommatoes of his. They also spent a decent amount of time chatting with the many beachgoers trying to make them aware of the effects of plastic. There was so much interest from the crowds, that […]

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Roaster Maker Loring Appoints New President Gordon Tredger

via Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine http://ift.tt/2CE9zfd California-based roasting machine maker Loring has announced the appointment of longtime business development executive Gordon Tredger as president, as the company continues to expand its global distribution and sales efforts. Originally from Toronto, Ontario,…

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Coffee Is Happiness at Reserva Coffee Roasters in McAllen, Texas

via Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine http://ift.tt/2opCS0h As Michelle Quiroz and her husband Danny were planning their dream cafe in McAllen, Texas, they turned to their friends to brainstorm names. “A friend of ours said, ‘You should…

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Throwback Thursday – Showcase

Why 1991? Well, why not, hows that? In 1991 the world population was a mere 5,304,000,000 compared to today’s 7,603,725,311. Ushering in a new era of music and fashion the 90’s saw the explosion of pop culture defined by bright colours and glow sticks. The surfing industry was no exception with the majority of sticks out in the […]

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Sequence of The Week – Davey Van Zyl

With the whole world seemingly stuck in a barrel fest, this week we thought we would showcase some serious flair with a slice of perfection pie baked up by Davey Van Zyl. Rising up from the Atlantic seabed this island location plays host to some truly breathtaking scenery and cooking waves. Greg Ewing aka ‘Th […]

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W4C Surf Club Hout Bay Launch

We’re stoked to invite you to celebrate the launch of the Waves For Change Surf Club in Hout Bay, delivered in partnership with big wave pro surfer, Frank Solomon. To find out more about Waves for change click here. Pull in this Saturday 24th from 09.30 – 13.00 on Hout Bay beach and see the Surf […]

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Local NGO to Blame for Syringe Mystery

Little over a month ago Durban received some cooking, heaving swell which generated some serious froth. The swell brought many good things but along with people getting shaked left right and centre, it exposed a darker side to Durban. Following large waves that hit the beachfront 100’s of used syringes littered the promenade, initially the source […]

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With Crimson Cup, Ohio College Students Explore Automated Coffee Drying

via Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine http://ift.tt/2CDHc12 Drying coffee in parchment on patios at origin is not only a labor-intensive, time-consuming and necessary stage of post-harvest coffee processing, it is also prone to inconsistencies. Bad weather presents…

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What’s worse? Overhead, or Coffee Projects that Don’t Work?

via Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine http://ift.tt/2CBmOxg I regularly find myself in discussions with partners on “overhead” when planning coffee sustainability projects. It’s an important conversation, but it often starts with a fundamental mistake — we assume projects with…

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Australia’s Detpak and Veneziano Team Up for Small-Volume Cup Line

via Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine http://ift.tt/2Hzcxpb The standardization of takeaway cup sizes over the past three decades has been driven by large coffee chains, leaning toward larger volumes perhaps to create the perception of value. Yet as certain…

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Burst sewer pipe forces closure of Umhlanga beaches

Authorities have ordered the full closure of all the beaches in the area while crews work to repair the pipe. eThekwini Ward 35 councillor, Heinz de Boer said: “The initial report came through yesterday afternoon of quite a substantial sewerage leak from a sewer that runs down towards the promenade. It was then spilling across the […]

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Tuffy Clean Your Beach #64

Today’s entry may have come in a little late, but with an initiative such as this one, it’s a case of better late than never. Roelf Daling made this video after being shocked by the number of plastic that they found nestled in between the rocks at low tide. Once a month Roelf and his crew clean […]

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Body pulled from Bay of Plenty

Bay of Plenty (Durban) was the scene of an unfortunate event this Tuesday morning where a body was found floating in the water. The man, believed to be in his late 30’s, was found by two surfers floating on his back. One of the surfers who was there on the scene recalled the morning’s events: […]

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Birds Are Good with Robusta or Arabica, As Long As There Are Trees

via Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine http://ift.tt/2CabkoM While the prevailing choice among discerning coffee drinkers is for arabica over robusta, birds seem equally fine with either, so long as adequate canopy cover is in place and pesticides are kept…

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Jory Coffee a New Source for Precision Pourovers in Portland

via Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine http://ift.tt/2FgyHLZ From terrariums to taxidermy, moccasins to microbrews, the density of artisan retail and hospitality establishments lining the Mississippi District streets of North Portland, Oregon, provides locals an almost overabundance of options….

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