Coffee & Sustainability Panel Discussion

Monday, January 21, 2013 - 6:00pm
Port Commission Hearing Room
Ferry Building (2nd Floor)
The panel will include:
- Hanna Neuschwander, author of Left Coast Roast ($16.95), a guide to artisan and iconic coffee roasters from San Francisco to
Seattle (moderator)
- Christopher Bacon, environmental social scientist and professor at Santa Clara University whose research compares alternative and conventional food systems using coffee as a case study
- Stephen Vick, quality control manager of Blue Bottle Coffee Co. 
The discussion will be followed by a book signing (books for sale by Book Passage) and reception with farmers market refreshments. A $5 donation will be requested at the door (no one turned away for lack of funds)
1 Ferry Building
94111 San Francisco
Left Coast Roast: A Guide to the Best Coffee and Roasters from San Francisco to Seattle Cover Image
ISBN: 9781604692846
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Timber Press (OR) - August 21st, 2012

From Alfred Peet's original shop on the corner of Walnut and Vine in Berkeley, to the small roasters opening each year, West Coast roasters have largely defined and refined how Americans drink and think about their morning cup of joe. They have turned a morning ritual into an obsession.

The Blue Bottle Craft of Coffee: Growing, Roasting, and Drinking, with Recipes Cover Image
ISBN: 9781607741183
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Ten Speed Press - October 9th, 2012

One of the country's most celebrated roasters explains how to choose, brew, and enjoy the new breed of artisan coffees at home, along with 40 inventive recipes that incorporate coffee or taste good with a cup.