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Sneak Preview... Fresh New Look, Same Great Coffee!

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We're about to roll out our nifty new, updated look and packaging and thought you all might like a sneak preview.  Our product listings have been updated with the new packaging images, but here's a group shot of our new lineup... stay tuned for more fun news over the next few weeks!  

From all of us at Sweetwater, we wish everyone a safe and happy 4th of July!

Showing some Gainesville Love: Haile Farmers Market

About four months ago we started selling hot and cold coffee, as well as bagged coffee at the Haile Farmers Market in Gainesville. We love it. And so far, our customers have adored our Guatemala Cold Brew, as well as the hot brewed coffee we serve every week.In addition to fair trade, organic coffee, [...]

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Serving up Hot Coffee at Sept.'s Florida Organic Food Summit

This September, Florida Organic Growers will celebrate 30 years, while also hosing its first-ever Food and Farming Summit in Gainesville. We’re showing up in full force. We’ll serve coffee throughout the Sept. 17-19 event, but we will also man a booth and host roastery tours on Sunday.Designed to engage farmers, foodies, home gardeners, environmental [...]

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​Will Dad Love a Coffee Gadget for Father’s Day? We think so.

Pour-over coffee preparation has become popular in the Specialty Coffee industry. Nearly every professional barista has his or her own preferred brewing method to achieve a delicious cup of coffee. Our coffee education trainer, Hannah Mercer, loves the Chemex, and she thinks it will make a great gift for dads this Father’s Day. [...]

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Nasa Traditions, Culture, Ag techniques etc.

Sweetwater Organic Coffee & Cafe Campesino visit with Fondo Paez Coperative Members - Cauca,Colombia After arriving late Saturday night at "La Placa" - the Fondo Paez cooperative's main office and lodge for hosting visitors up in the beautiful mountains of the Cordillera Central of Colombia - the delegation woke up Sunday morning to heavy rain and [...]

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Florida Organic Growers Special Blends

THE ORGANIC TRAIL - FROM FLORIDA TO THE COFFEE LANDS - Imagine a world free of chemical fertilizers and pesticides! Double... maybe even triple whammy! Sweetwater Organic Coffee & Florida Certified Organic Growers & Consumers, Inc. (FOG) have partnered to share in our commitment to organic and sustainable agriculture through healthy farming options and just food systems.  This [...]

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Sweetwater Organic Coffee Participates in the 12th Taipei International Vegetarian & Organic Food Festival 2016!

Ti En, Tripp & Luciana Day 1 at Festival Sweetwater Organic Coffee was represented by our wonderful partners in Taiwan last weekend as part [...]

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Coffee College

In order to better serve our customers, and thereby our farmers, a few of us here at Sweetwater have embarked on a path of higher education in the coffee industry. Coffee college, so to speak.The curriculum is called "Pathways," and it's sanctioned and organized by the SCAA. There are four "major" options, each leading to an official SCAA certification, which is [...]

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Sweetwater Organic Coffee participates in the Taiwan International Tea, Coffee & Wine Expo 2015!

That’s right… Taiwan! Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to travel to Taipei to work with our distributor and his outstanding team of Sweetwater fair trade organic coffee aficionados there to introduce our coffee and business model to the Taiwanese coffee market, which is by all measures quite advanced and unyielding in its demand for quality [...]

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Fest 14 Wrap-Up

On behalf of everyone at Sweetwater and our hard working trading partners throughout the world's coffee lands, we want to thank everyone who made this year's Fest such a blast! For those who don't know what Fest is... it is an iconic three-day punk rock music festival right here in downtown Gainesville which has [...]

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