When I first started Saint Frank in an effort to distinguish our approach I described our coffees as “relationally sourced”. I have previously addressed my thoughts on the term “direct trade” and how at this stage it isn’t specific enough. You can read my discussion here in Part 1: Commodities...
Coffee, Connection, and Meaning
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There are so many wonderful things about Specialty Coffee that attract and compel different people for different reasons. In my experience working as an origin- traveling and sourcing barista and later building a business around relationship-focused coffee sourcing, the most wonderful thing about specialty coffee to me is its ability to see potential realized in real lives and communities.
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We are often asked, “Who is Frank? Are you Frank?” I still receive emails and am called by this name after 6 years. While Frank is not my name, it's Kevin, and I do not carry the title of a “saint” I don’t mind the confusion. We all miss things right in front of us all the time ... and I love telling stories. This is the story of Saint Frank.
3 Minute ReadDid you know that Saint Frank is one of only a handful of roasters worldwide working to represent small producers in Bolivia? We love the flavors and culture of this beautiful place and can't wait to share them with you.