February 10, 2009

A whole latte coffee facts (and only one bad pun!)

Posted by: Julia Swan, Communications

Can't get enough of coffee? Maybe you visited Coffee: The World in Your Cup and need a quick refresher on some of the interesting facts you learned about coffee production? Or perhaps you just stumbled upon this blog while you were browsing for more information about how coffee is grown, processed, and consumed?

Take a look at these two slide shows, both created by University of Washington students who participated in an "Exploration Seminar" that took them to Costa Rica and Nicaragua to study coffee first hand. Click on either slide show to view the slides individually.

First up, a look at the growing process by Kimberly Bailor:

Second, a look at shade-grown coffee practices by Scott Swan: