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ZingShare: A Weekly Box of the ZCoB’s Best

Trying to minimize the amount of time you spend out and about? Love really good food, but not up for going from stop to stop to find it right now? Always up for a little culinary adventure in your kitchen?   We have an answer for you—our new ZingShare box!  Every week, we coordinate the best […]

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Agriculture, Coffee, Food Artisans

Our Experimental Coffee Trees

An update from Steve at Zingerman’s Coffee Company on coffee trees being cultivated in Brazil just for us.
 I’m thrilled to be giving this update! We previously shared our excitement about an ongoing long-term project with our close coffee partners Daterra Estate in Brazil, cultivating the Pacamara varietal. I had been struck by the immense […]

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Agriculture, Ari's Top 5, Coffee, Food Artisans

Peruvian Coffee From Café Femenino

Female farmers cooperative offers up superb coffee. Back in 2004, Isabel Uriarte Latorre co-founded Café Femenino, an organization dedicated to empowering women on the front lines of the coffee industry. Very much like the folks at Ziba in Afghanistan that I wrote about earlier this year, she’s built the business to support women—financially, spiritually, and socially—in the work […]

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Coffee, Food Artisans, ZingLife

Ann Arbor Café? Head South!

Looking for a cozy Ann Arbor café? Here’s an insider’s guide to Zingerman’s Coffee Company on Plaza Drive. Get the buzz on why it’s a top choice for caffeine cravers of every kind. 6 Unique Hand Brewing Methods Zingerman’s Coffee Company baristas expertly prepare a full menu of espresso drinks and drip coffees from fresh […]

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Coffee, Good Food

DRIPPIN’ IN FRESHNESS: How to get the most out of your coffee

When we stand in our kitchens, bleary-eyed with coffee pot in hand, it’s unlikely that we’re reflecting on how this beverage—which we ritualistically consume—is made. Perfectly understandable, given that most of us don’t have any synapses firing until after the stuff hits our lips.
 So, right now, in this very moment, we’d like to invite […]

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Bread, Coffee, Cooking, ZCoBbers

French Toasty Memories

My earliest memory is of French Toast. Given that it’s my first, and a happy one, it’s one that I’ve polished, studied, and restored, time and time again. I distinctly remember waking up to the sound of my mom’s quick steps on the sidewalk, leaving at dawn for her waitressing job at a now non-existent […]

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