Available by the cup and the pound across campus, the new Wash U Blend is a coffee from Nicaragua. Specifically from the region of Matagalpa. Specifically the mountain farm of Don Roger Mairena.
“It’s one of the most beautiful farms I’ve ever seen,” said Tyler Zimmer, co-owner of Kaldi’s Coffee Roasting Co., which supplies coffee to Washington University in St. Louis. “Don Roger does all of the small steps to make a great product. The result is a welcoming, comforting coffee — well-balanced, chocolatey and easy-drinking.”
Read the full story in The Source: Alum’s social enterprise, Gold Mountain Coffee Growers, connects Nicaraguan producers to specialty roasters