Ethiopia is thought to be the place where the Arabica coffee plant was first cultivated. Coffee Arabica has been growing wild in the forests of Ethiopia for thousands of years. As legend has it, coffee was discovered in Ethiopia in the 9th century by a goat-herder named Kaldi. He noticed that his goats became hyper after eating the cherries from the coffee tree, so he tried it himself. A monk approached Kaldi after he consumed the cherries and took some to his monastery. The monk roasted and brewed the coffee to share with other monks. As a result, they were able to stay awake during long nights of prayer.
Yirgacheffe is one of the best highland-grown coffees. It has fine acidity, body, and flavor. Many people are attracted to its delicate, floral, and tea-like characteristics. We roast this on the light side of medium to ensure that the delicate flavors aren’t lost.
Note: Please allow an extra day or 2 for orders to be shipped to insure quality fresh coffee. We roast regularly and then ship immediately.
We roast about 11 pounds at a time. Each coffee has a “sweet spot” and needs to be roasted to just that level. Some beans need to be roasted lightly to keep their sweet, delicate flavor. Other beans are better suited for a medium or dark roast. And finally, the fresh, premium-quality coffee arrives in your home, is brewed to perfection, and is savored by you, your family, and friends.
Our family roastery is committed to providing you with coffee that is at the very peak of freshness. We carefully select beans from a variety of countries and roast them to perfection in small batches. Our goal is to have quality coffee to you as soon as possible after roasting. From the mountains of Colombia to the island of Papua New Guinea, you can travel the world through our coffee. Enjoy with us one of the many delights of God’s wonderful creation!