NEWS

September 16, 2014


New Arrival

Costa Rican Cerro Paldo - Micro Lot

Costa Rican Cerro Paldo - Micro Lot

Finca Cerro Paldo is managed and owned by Juan Rafael Monge Picado. Juan inherited the farm from his father, Adam Monge Castro, thus continuing four generations and more than 100 years of experience in green coffee production. The Family Monge Calverde including their children, take great care with their work on the farm in order to produce the highest quality coffee possible. Coffee is their only source of work and income to support their families. The farm is about 8 hectares, 6 hectares are cultivated with coffee of the Catuai and Yellow Caturra varieties; the other 2 hectares are planted with lemon, orange and tangerine trees.

Origin: Aserra district, Tarrazu region
Farm: Cerro Paldo
Farmer: Jaun Rafael Monge Picado
Varietals: Caturra, Catuai
Altitude: 6,070 ft.
Process: Red Honey

Cupping notes: dark chocolate, caramel and orange

$17.95/lb.


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September 16, 2014


New Arrival

Honduras Marzo Muñoz - Micro Lot

Honduras Marzo Muñoz - Micro Lot

Marzo has been working in coffee for more than 30 years. His father used to buy coffee in the area and then, after many years in the business, they decided to plant and produce coffee. He got involved in specialty coffee because the influence of Cup of Excellence in the area. Marzo and his son, Dave decided to produce high quality coffee five years ago. They planted the farm in El Cielito, well known for the quality of its coffee. Marzo also grows corn, beans, avocado and plantains.

Origin: El Cielito, Santa Barbara
Farmer: Mario Muñoz
Varietals: Pacas
Altitude: 1610-1650m
Process: washed

Cupping notes: orange, lemon and floral

$17.95/lb.


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August 13, 2014


Your Favorite Coffee Roaster Was Recently Featured in Men's Journal!

Men's Journal has named Shenandoah Joe one of the 11 Best Coffee Shops in the U.S.


August 6, 2014


New Arrival

Ethiopian Nigusse Lemma - Micro Lot - Micro Lot

Ethiopian Nigusse Lemma - Micro Lot

This Ethiopian coffee comes from a family-owned farm in Meto Bundb, in the Limu region of south-western Ethiopia. The farm owner, Lemma Edeto, began working with coffee nearly 60 years ago and has passed down his knowledge to his two sons Haile and Nigusse. Both sons maintain the farm, which their father recovered after it was confiscated in the 1970’s by the Derg Regime. The farm sits at about 2,000 meters above sea level with natural spring streams and native indigenous varietals. The Lemma family also processes their coffee, giving them full control of the end product up to the final export stage. In February 2014 Nigusse and his family were recognized for winning the African Taste of Harvest competition, awarded by the African Fine Coffee Association.

Origin: Deru Mountains, Meto Gundb area, Limu Gennet region
Farm: Nigusse Lemma
Farmer: Haile and Nigusse Edeto
Varietals: Indigenous Heirloom
Altitude: 6,069-6,561 ft.
Process: Natural Process

Cupping notes: Strawberry, Creamy, Pineapple

$17.95/lb.


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July 18, 2014


New Arrivals

El Salvador Finca Siberia - Micro Lot

El Salvador Finca Siberia - Micro Lot

This 28 hectare farm was named “Siberia” for its chaotic weather conditions and difficult accessibility. The farm was inherited by Luis Arturo Silva, father of Rafael. Who continues applying the knowledge of his father and ancestors to the production of coffee.

Origin: Santa Ana, El Salvador
Farm: Finca Siberia
Farmer: Rafael and Carmen Silva
Varietals: Pacamara
Altitude: 1,450 ft.
Process: Washed

Cupping notes: shade grown, sweet cherry, creamy body, sugar cane and caramel flavors.

$17.95/lb.


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El Salvador Llano Grande - Micro Lot

El Salvador Llano Grande - Micro Lot

Rafael and Carmen who also own Finca Siberia purchased Llano Grande, a small farm on the outskirts of Apaneca. They did so to create jobs for their permanent workers and for the workers in the Apaneca area. They planted their first coffee trees in 2005. By 2008 they discovered, with much pride that the harvest produced an excellent cup. And have been able to rehire many of their workers.

Origin: Apaneca-Ilamatepec Mountain Range, El Salvador
Farm: Llano Grande
Farmer: Rafael and Carmen Silva
Varietals: Pacamara
Altitude: 1,450 ft.
Process: Honey Process

Cupping notes: clean cherry, raspberry and sweet syrupy honey body

$17.95/lb.


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July 9, 2014


New Single Origin Coffees

Tanzanian Mondul Estate Peaberry


This stunning coffee has wonderful citrus character with hints of lemon, lime and grapefruit throughout.

Kenya Mihando Peaberry


This is a medium-bodied coffee, nice acidity with white grapefruit and tart lime flavors.

Guatemalan El Tambor is back!


A medium-bodied coffee with an alluring flavor combination of butterscotch, brown sugar, and ripe tropical fruits.



June 26, 2014


We're gettings another shipment of coffee growlers!

Friday afternoon we'll have more coffee growlers. Fill them with your favorite iced coffee, or walk across the street and get some Jack's Java - our coffee stout collaboration with Three Notch'd Brewery.


June 26, 2014


Shenandoah Joe is growing and we need your help!

We have job openings in the following positions:

Roastery Manager
Production roaster
Roastery workers, bagger and delivery
Baristas
Counter Staff

Find job information and application on the job’s page. If interested in the roastery manager or production roaster position, please send cover letter and resume.


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