Win Free Coffee for National Coffee Day!

Wednesday September 29, 2010

       Coffee Beans                              



That’s right; coffee has its own day…..Happy National Coffee Day!  In honor of the almighty bean, we’re giving away a pound BPS Fair Trade Organic Mexican Chiapas to the first person who tells us why they love coffee and how their love affair began.  Email your ‘love story’ and shipping info to (please use “I love coffee!” as your subject line.  Your shipping address must be in the lower 48 to qualify).  We’ll post some of our favorite stories here, so check back!


Coffee facts and quotes in honor of the day:

- Beethoven who was a coffee lover, was so particular about his coffee that he always counted 60 beans each cup when he prepared his brew.

- Coffee is grown commercially in over forty-five countries throughout the world.

- ‘I believe humans get a lot done, not because we're smart, but because we have thumbs so we can make coffee.’ ~ Flash Rosenberg

- Coffee is the most popular beverage worldwide with over 400 billion cups consumed each year.

- ‘Actually, this seems to be the basic need of the human heart in nearly every great crisis - a good hot cup of coffee.’ ~ Alexander King

- Coffee, as a world commodity, is second only to oil.

- An Arabica coffee tree can produce up to 2 pounds of coffee a year, depending on soil and climate.

- ‘I have measured out my life with coffee spoons.’ ~ T.S. Eliot

Welcome ! Remember that any order of $1750 or more qualifies for free shipping, and that you will receive at least a $50 rebate towards freight if you spend more than $750.