Vonie spoke to Fresh Cup about her career, winning Coffee Masters, her work with Trade, and forging her own path in the industry.
Schaefer restarts Mockingbird Coffee under a new name, Espy, and with a different structure and vision. We caught up with Schaefer to find out more.
At the 2019 U.S. Barista Championship semifinal, Sam Schaefer announced his intended new project, Mockingbird Coffee, a roastery and tasting room set to launch in Ann Arbor this fall. But last month, in an emotional Instagram post, Schaefer revealed that the business had come to an abrupt halt.