The Barista League has revealed its 2020 competition season, which will feature four events spread over three continents, as well as a brand-new membership program.
From another walkout to a new barista-support organization, here are the latest updates to the rise of activism in the U.S. coffee community.
Camila Coddou embarked across the country for her project Barista Behind the Bar, speaking on topics including hospitality, self-care, inclusivity, and empowerment.
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Luke Daugherty talks to Michelle Johnson, Rock Baijnauth, Nathanael May, Hannah Craig, and Matt Foster about the important role music plays during a competition routine.
Philly baristas are sharing their salaries and benefits in a shared spreadsheet. In the days since news of this spreadsheet broke, the list, which reflects baristas from more than 60 cafés in the Philadelphia area, has nearly doubled—and has inspired other coffee communities across the country.
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Glitter Cat has revealed its participants in this year’s Bootcamp, which will train coffee professionals from around the country to compete in the 2020 U.S. Coffee Championships.
The Oregon Coffee Board is offering scholarships to the U.S. Coffee Championship Qualifiers. The scholarship includes entry fee, travel, food and beverage stipend, mentors, and 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.