Equator Travel Blog

Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony

Posted on Nov 22, 2013

by Caitlin McCarthy-Garcia

My visit to Ethiopia last month brought me closer to the world of Ethiopian coffee, closer to the producers of our Ardi coffee, and gave me insight into their culture. I learned how Ethiopian coffee and culture are inseparable and woven into the daily routine. My favorite memory was taking part in coffee ceremonies that were held in people’s homes every day, sometimes up to three times a day. This wasn’t just a casual coffee break, but an opportunity to spend a couple hours with your family or the community in your village to discuss the harvest, local politics and gossip. Read more >>

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