Last month I had the pleasure of returning to Colombia for the first time since 2018. Every year, we try to visit each of our key origins, but we missed the trip in 2019. Little did we know then that the world would shut down only months later and it would be another two years […]
What’s Happening at Little City
Meet the Grower: Ernesto Pérez of Finca Fatima
Little City & Finca Fatima A few years ago, we decided that we needed to make sourcing Mexican coffee a priority at Little City so we began obsessively cupping Mexican coffees, learning the regional profiles, traveling to Mexico, and building relationships with growers and other supply chain partners. Eric participated in the International jury for […]
How Hard Could It Be?
Five years ago I got a call from Joel Shuler: “Hey Eric, we’re looking to start a cold brew program for Little City and are wondering if you’d be interested in helping us develop some products.” Joel and I had gotten to know each other when I was working at a brewery across the parking […]
Meet the Grower: Fernando Talks Talisman
We are featuring a pretty special microlot, El Talisman. Not only is it a great tasting coffee—a clean but complex honey process with notes of honey, strawberry, and lime zest—it is from the farm of Little City’s own Fernando Alvarado! Little City & El Talisman El Talisman is a thirty-five acre farm is located in the […]