Episode 14: Cold Coffee Field Report

August 21, 2017

This week, a field report on cold coffee in the specialty coffee community of Rochester.  Hear some thoughts, goals, menus, and debate on how our very unique coffee community approaches this seasonal product.

Special thanks to Paul Wright of Fuego Coffee Roasters for audio engineering and equipment.

Special thanks to Ugly Duck Coffee, Meraki Coffee, Joe Bean Coffee Roasters, Fuego Coffee Roasters, and Glen Edith Coffee Roasters for the interviews and insights.

Got an idea for an episode of Channeling or an event with the Rochester Coffee Society?  Get in touch via GMail: roccoffeesociety@gmail.com

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Or Twitter: Rochester_CS

Thanks and enjoy the episode!

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Interlude

July 12, 2017

Where we've been...

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We'll be in-touch soon!

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Episode 13: Ryan Baker pt. 2

June 26, 2017

In this last segment of our conversation with Ryan Baker of Meraki Coffee, we talk staying inspired on the bar, small business development in Rochester (apologies, in advance, for Wade's little outburst) and Ryan gives us his best advice for anyone about to start their own coffee company.

Be sure to catch Ryan at Cheesy Eddie's Tuesday-Saturday and at the Southwedge Farmers' Market Thursday nights.

You can catch the Rochester Coffee Society in our Facebook group

on Instagram: roc_coffee_society

on Twitter: Rochester_CS

or via email: roccoffeesociety@gmail.com

We are always excited to hear from our beloved Western New York coffee community, so please keep in touch.  Enjoy the episode!

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Episode 12: Ryan Baker pt. 1

June 18, 2017

This week  we talk to Ryan Baker, owner/operator of Meraki Coffee, a pop-up at Cheesy Eddy's and the Southwedge Farmers' Market in Rochester, New York.  Ryan shares his inspiration for the concept of Meraki and the journey he has been on over the last year, getting open, gathering an audience, and meeting new demand.  You can check out Meraki on Instagram: merakicoffeeroc.  Get after it.

In the way of announcements, the Rochester Coffee Society will be hosting a FREE ASL for Service Workers workshop at Ugly Duck Coffee June 19th, 6-8 pm.  Please get in touch with us if you are planning to attend, so we can plan accordingly.

You can reach the Rochester Coffee Society via Facebook Group,

Email: roccoffeesociety@gmail.com

Instagram: roc_coffee_society

or find us on Twitter: @Rochester_CS

As always, enjoy the episode!

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Episode 11: Alex Mockbee and Renee Colon pt. 2

June 12, 2017

This week, we continue our conversation from two weeks ago with Alex Mockbee of Ugly Duck Coffee and Renee Colon of Fuego Coffee Roasters.  We talk more about all the on-ramps in coffee, all the different personality types taken in by the coffee industry, and how much we coffee professionals love to drink coffee made for us by someone else.

Don't forget to come out to Ugly Duck Coffee Monday June 19th, 6-8 pm for our FREE ASL for Service Workshop.  Info on the Rochester Coffee Society Facebook group.

Keep in touch with us via email: roccoffeesociety@gmail.com

on Instagram: roc_coffee_society

on Twitter: Rochester_CS

As always, enjoy the episode!

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Episode 10: Clinton Hodnett pt. 2

June 8, 2017

This week we're continuing our dialogue with Clinton Hodnett, Head Barista of Public Espresso and Coffee and founder of The Intersection in Buffalo. We dive into topics like training, enthusiasm, empathy, and the origins of The Intersection. 

Be sure to check out the first part of our conversation from two weeks ago!

You can reach the Rochester Coffee Society

via email: roccoffeesociety@gmail.com

on Facebook: Rochester Coffee Society group

on Instagram: roc_coffee_society

on Twitter: Rochester_CS

Enjoy!

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Episode 9: Alex Mockbee and Renee Colon pt. 1

May 29, 2017

In this episode, we sit down with Alex Mockbee of Ugly Duck Coffee and Renee Colon of Fuego Coffee Roasters to hear how they got into coffee, what they enjoy about coffee, and their takes on what it means to be a coffee professional. 

You can reach the Rochester Coffee Society via email: roccoffeesociety@gmail.com

Or lookup our the Rochester Coffee Society Facebook Group

Or check out our Instagram: roc_coffee_society

Or find us on Twitter: Rochester_CS

Enjoy!

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Episode 8: Clinton Hodnett pt. 1

May 22, 2017

Wade sat down with Clinton Hodnett, Head Barista at Public Espresso and Coffee and founder of The Intersection in Buffalo to talk about the growth of Third Wave Specialty Coffee in Buffalo since Public opened up in the lobby of the Lafayette Hotel.

We apologize for the audio issues encountered in the recording of this episode  

Subscribe, Review, and send us feedback:

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IG: roc_coffee_society

Twitter: Rochester_CS

Or you can join the dialogue going on over at our Facebook group, just search for Rochester Coffee Society. 

As always, thanks to everyone who makes this possible, and we hope you enjoy the episode. 

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Episode 7: Listener Questions

May 16, 2017

We tackle more or your questions! Special thanks to Sam Bender of Peaks Coffee Company for these!

If you want to send us questions:

roccoffeesociety@gmail.com

Rochester Coffee Society Facebook group

Insta:@roc_coffee_society

Twitter: @Rochester_CS

Special thanks to Mitch VanDenBerghe, audio engineer; and to WAYO 104.3 low-powered radio for the audio equipment loan. 

Enjoy!

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Episode 6: Listener Questions

May 1, 2017

This week, Sapphire Courchaine, Rory Van Grol, and Wade Reed tackle some questions asked by Andrew Cayer of Joe Bean Coffee Roasters. 

If you'd like us to talk about a question you have, send it to roccoffeesociety@gmail.com, or post it to the Rochester Coffee Society Facebook group or message us on Instagram @roc_coffee_society or message us on Twitter @Rochester_CS. We cannot wait to hear from you. 

As always, special thanks to Audio Engineer Mitch VanDenBerghe and WAYO 104.3 fm for use of audio equipment and talent.

Sapphire Courchaine can be reached at sapphirecourchaine@gmail.com

Rory Van Grol can be reached at hello@uglyduckcoffee.com

Wade Reed can be reached at wade@fifthframe.co

Enjoy the episode!

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