Feast and Field heads to Southern California to visit FRINJ Coffee, the first commercial coffee farm in the continental U.S. We speak to founder and agronomist, Jay Ruskey, whose Eureka moment occurred when he discovered coffee beans could grow successfully when interplanted with avocado trees.
We get expert advice from Santa Barbara’s Low Pigeon Coffee Roasters on how to perfect specialty coffee drinks at home, including an iced matcha for those seeking an alternative caffeine fix. But first, are you storing your beans in the freezer? FRINJ head roaster offers her best advice to get the most out of your morning brew.
Finally, we suggest five great coffee brands to support. Each has a mission to improve the lives of farmers, their communities and the environment.