Tag: coffee history

A Few Great Books About Coffee

April 28, 2023 (Published: April 18, 2012)

Few experiences in life are more enjoyable than savoring a cup of specialty coffee while perusing the pages of a thought-provoking book. Here are a few volumes to consider if you’d like to learn more about the drink you’re sipping. One classic is Out of Africa, written by Danish author Baroness Karen von Blixen-Finecke under the […]

A Drop of Coffee History: Kaldi and His Goats

April 24, 2023 (Published: April 11, 2012)

The coffee tree is indigenous to only one small African country: Ethiopia. So how did coffee become so popular around the world? According to a popular legend, it all began with a young Ethiopian goat herder named Kaldi.  Many centuries ago, Kaldi found his goats bounding about the hillsides in a joyous frenzy. They were […]