JUNE 2018: A CAKE-FROSTING PERUVIAN CUP OF EXCELLENCE IS HERE

FREDY, A SECOND-GENERATION GROWER & CUP OF EXCELLENCE AWARD RECIPIENT, PRESENTS CATURRA THAT’S CRAZY FRESH, CLEAN, & SWEET. 

Fredy is a great example of the specialty coffee’s new generation. His parents ran medium-small coffee farms, and were getting by just fine, but he saw room for something new.

His timing couldn’t be better. European and American roasters are catching on to the potential in Peru’s agricultural highlands. Take us, for example. We hadn’t visited for about six years, and a lot happened during that time.

By the time we landed for this year’s visit, the conversation about quality had really grown.... read more...

March 13, 2018

The Women’s Building of San Francisco is the oldest (since 1979!) women-owned and -operated community center in the country. Each year they welcome over 25,000 women and their families, connecting them with social services, community involvement opportunities, the arts, wellness, and educational events.

It also has a rad mural that covers two sides of the building and reaches five stories high. You’ve biked by it; you know what we’re talking about.

This Thursday, March 8th, Four Barrel Coffee pitched in. We donated all proceeds from our batch brew sales, all day, to The Women’s Building. You can... read more...

THE ARTISTS OF OAKLAND'S CREATIVE GROWTH ART CENTER BRING IT, FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING.

 

This incredible winter-long collaboration with Creative Growth includes four elements:

1) Creative Growth artists exhibit their work, for sale at The Mill now through January 16, 2018.

2) Creative Growth-designed art labels appear on the new Four Barrel Coffee packaging, including seasonal releases from the following:

Colombia el Tablon (Aurie Ramirez),

Colombia Lucas Melo (Donald Mitchell),

Honduras Yojoa (Ying Gee Zhou),

Kenya Ruiruiru (Dan Miller),

Decaf Nicaragua Dipilto (Paul Fields).

All available now through seasonal availability. 

3) Four Barrel on Valencia St. hosts read more...