Organic Coffee Blog

Shearwater Coffee Bar Comes to Fairfield, CT Brick Walk – 1215 Post Road – Next to MILKCRAFT

April 21, 2017 / In the Press

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Help Us Help The Men & Women Defending our Country with $10 donation

August 2, 2016 / Worthy Causes

You donate $10 and Shearwater donates the entire $10 to The Robert Irvine Foundation and Shearwater sends you a bag of coffee too!! (Head to our SHOP page to find SAVOR & SUPPORT BLEND to donate $10) At Shearwater we created a special coffee blend for Chef Robert Irvine to raise donations for his foundation that […]

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Update: New Shearwater Single-Origin Certified Organic Coffees

July 18, 2016 / Artisan Roasting, Farm to Cup Organic

Two New Exquisite Single-Origin Organic Coffees have been added to our current offerings: #1 Peru El Palto ‘Sr. Fernandez’: A splendid washed Typica varietal from the Cajamarca region grown by Sr. Denis W. Alarcon Fernandez. We roast to City Roast level with a nice balance of body and acidity. This has dominant creamy milk chocolate notes with raisin in the […]

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Shearwater Organic – Featured Artisanal Coffee Roaster at Savor CT 2016

April 7, 2016 / Artisan Roasting, In the Press, Worthy Causes

Shearwater Organic Coffee Roasters is excited to be a part of the 2nd Annual Savor CT this year. It is our honor to again create a special blend of Shearwater Organic Coffee beans, SAVOR & SUPPORT, that we will be selling with proceeds to benefit the Robert Irvine Foundation. This year’s Savor CT will be April 7th-9th at the Connecticut Convention Center. […]

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“Small-Batch” Coffee Roasting

October 20, 2015 / Other

Let’s begin by saying that “Small-Batch” coffee roasting in itself doesn’t guarantee exceptional roasted coffee, but if is part of a complete process starting with sourcing great green coffee beans then the results can be outstanding. On the other-hand, large-batch commercial roasting (200 to 300 lbs. per batch) challenges the ability to achieve a consistent roast level […]

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What does it mean to be a USDA Certified Organic Coffee Roaster?

July 27, 2015 / Farm to Cup Organic

What does it mean to be a USDA Certified Organic Coffee Roaster? Any roaster can buy certified organically farmed coffee beans in their raw green form, but once they are roasted the roaster cannot sell them as certified organic unless they are certified by an agent of the USDA under the NOP program.  Why is it important and necessary […]

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Toxic Pesticides Used on Conventional (non-organic) Coffee Farms

February 22, 2015 / Farm to Cup Organic

‘Next to tobacco, coffee is sprayed with more chemicals than any other product consumed by humans. ‘ In 2015, coffee grown on non-organic farms continues to be heavily sprayed with pesticides that are harmful to both human and animal health. In less developed countries many of the pesticides banned in the US and Europe are still in […]

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2015 Morris Media & townvibe Green Awards Winners Announced

January 27, 2015 / In the Press

The winners of townvibe’s 2015 Green Awards have been announced, and we are excited to share that Shearwater Organic Coffee Roasters received an Honorable Mention for our organic and sustainable business practices. The Green Awards, which are open to the public, will be presented in a live ceremony on March 12 at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum […]

Read More selects Shearwater for top 15 New Roasters in America!

September 26, 2014 / In the Press

  Thrillist has selected Shearwater Organic Coffee Roasters as one of their top 15 New Coffee Roasters in America. We are honored to be selected and to be included with our peer artisanal roasters from all sections of the country. This coincides with our one year anniversary since we became fully operational and held our […]

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In the Press

December 19, 2013 / Other Shearwater Coffee Roasters; A Naturally Sweet Surprise Eileen December 18, 2013 Online video marketing, Uncategorized Eileen McCann, BizzBuzzTV    

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