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We are the Cross Country Coffee Roadshow . A podcast traveling the country, beginning this year with Route 66 . We will be looking for not only the best cup of coffee but the reason these communities are so special. We will visit/celebrate independent coffee houses and broadcast the interviews with owners ,baristas, local musicians and community advocates. Come along with us on this audio adventure to great and unique coffee shops across the country.

We are the Cross Country Coffee Roadshow . A podcast traveling the country, beginning this year with Route 66 . We will be looking for not only the best cup of coffee but the reason these communities are so special. We will visit/celebrate independent coffee houses and broadcast the interviews with owners ,baristas, local musicians and community advocates. Come along with us on this audio adventure to great and unique coffee shops across the country.
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We are the Cross Country Coffee Roadshow . A podcast traveling the country, beginning this year with Route 66 . We will be looking for not only the best cup of coffee but the reason these communities are so special. We will visit/celebrate independent coffee houses and broadcast the interviews with owners ,baristas, local musicians and community advocates. Come along with us on this audio adventure to great and unique coffee shops across the country.

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Episodes

Cross Country Coffee Roadshow-020 Sipp Shoppe

12/10/2018
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COFFEE ON THE CORNER IN WINSLOW ARIZONA, Episode 20 What kind of person does it take to own, and run a very successful coffee shop without ever having tasted coffee? Tyler Myers, the manager, artfully describes the how this seeming incongruity can take place. Returning to the United States after living in Brazil for two years and forgetting to speak English at the TSA counter could have repercussions. Just how does a barista handle the question “Do you have smokes, and beer”? at seven in the...

Duration:00:52:27

Cross Country Coffee Roadshow-019 Michael Thomas Coffee Roasters

12/2/2018
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MICHAEL THOMAS COFFEE ROASTERS, Albuquerque, New Mexico. COMMUNITY SHAPES the SHOP Episode 19. Albuquerque, a city of diversity, and great coffee, not to mention no flooding, and tremendous weather. That’s why we chose three coffee shops, and stayed two days! Our third coffee shop was Michael Thomas Coffee Roasters, which has two locations, each with its own flavor. Every person interviewed and chosen at random were long time devotees of Michael Thomas. This coffee shop is a family business...

Duration:00:58:36

Cross Country Coffee Roadshow-018 Espresso Fino and Helix Coffee and Yoga

11/20/2018
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ESPRESSO FINO and HELIX COFFEE and YOGA, Albuquerque New Mexico GREEN JOE, YOGA, AND THE COFFEE WHISPERER,Episode 18 The remote recordings this week come fast and furious, from the Railyards to multiple stores in Albuquerque,New Mexico. A coffee town that is just figuring out how great they are. Get in on the ground floor, what a delightful ride! Don't take our word for how great the coffee is here,read what Mental Floss, the magazine,has to say about Espresso Fino. Is it science,gestalt or...

Duration:00:57:59

Cross Country Coffee Roadshow-017 806 Coffee and Lounge

11/12/2018
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806 COFFEE AND LOUNGE, Amarillo, Texas COMMUNITY, ART, CANCER AND SYNESTHESIA Episode 17 806 is not your “typical” coffee shop. No prescribed dress code, or plastic,robotic “Welcome to 806, how may I help you”. You will however be treated with respect, and more often than not be greeted by name, and given the perfect cup of joe. Pretentious it ain't ! This coffee shop is the poster child for social justice, and promoting the arts. The folks we met are all regulars and came here for specific...

Duration:00:57:51

Cross Country Coffee Roadshow-016 Percolating Politics

11/6/2018
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PERCOLATING POLITICS Route 66 USA VOTING IN AMERICA Episode 16 In honor of this year's midterm elections, CCCRS has brought together previous political interviews from our season thus far. These Percolating Politics anonymized and randomized interviews conducted across the length of America at Coffee Stores, on Route 66,give voice to the red,blue and purple opinions of real Americans. Explaining if they are going to vote,why or why not and what is the issue that is troubling them most! .You...

Duration:00:51:56

Cross Country Coffee Roadshow-015 Strayhouse Coffee

11/5/2018
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STRAYHOUSE KITCHEN+COFFEE, Clinton, Oklahoma. OASIS IN A COFFEE DESERT, Episode 15. Cross Country Coffee Roadshow found a diamond in a circa 1900 lumber yard in Clinton, OK. Drinking army coffee is definitely not a usual gateway substance, but what it can lead to may incite spontaneous domestic and international coffee travel. For the few people who are able to travel and follow their passions, this woman’s journey involved more than windmills. Do you have to use sign language in Georgia?...

Duration:00:58:42

Cross Country Coffee Roadshow-014 Okay Yeah

10/28/2018
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OKAY YEAH COFFEE (AKA) STITCH CAFE Oklahoma City, OK. PLANTS, REACHER, AND REDEMPTION Episode 14. Never be afraid to ask questions. If a barista makes you feel uncomfortable, you are in the wrong coffee shop. Just how much beer is too much beer for an Eagle Scout, and how a best friend is someone who will take a punch for you, just don’t go all Reacher on them. What role does the Big Bang Theory have in decorating your apartment, and can a chalkboard save lives? Don’t drink that water, and...

Duration:00:53:50

Cross Country Coffee Roadshow-013 Cirque Coffee

10/21/2018
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CIRQUE COFFEE ROASTERS, Tulsa, Oklahoma. IT’S ALL ABOUT THE COFFEE! EPISODE 13 What did two teenagers who loved coffee do with their dream. Join us this week at Cirque as we meet the ultimate coffee geeks, who before the age of 24 have opened a very popular and unique coffee shop and whose goal is to have one of the premiere coffee stores in the country. Without steps or an elevator, just how do you get to your second floor office? Build it and they will come, as the newest co owner, and...

Duration:00:58:48

Cross Country Coffee Roadshow-012 Coffee Shelter

10/13/2018
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COFFEE SHELTER, Vinita, Oklahoma. THAT PIG CAN’T JUMP! EPISODE 12 Join us this week in Vinita Oklahoma at the Coffee Shelter as we venture in to the Cherokee Nation region. Local celebrities,politicians and people from all walks of life. Listen and laugh as you hear tales about the world's largest calf fry,a small town with a big heart and spirit. The tale of the pig that could not jump told in multiple segments. Did you ever wonder how you would get around in a rural area without the usual...

Duration:00:57:37

Cross Country Coffee Roadshow-011 Classic Rock

10/4/2018
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DOES THIS STORE GO TO 11? Upon entering this coffee store you know you have entered a different kind of experience. At first glance you see posters, guitars, and famous album covers on the walls. The long curved bar stands out against a burnt orange wall backlit by stage lighting and glow in the dark trim (which extends into the bathrooms!). Kent travels the world in search of the best beans and buys direct. All his beans are roasted in Springfield and shipped direct to his national and...

Duration:00:54:23

Cross Country Coffee Roadshow-010 Big Momma’s

9/28/2018
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MAMA'S DAY AT BIG MOMMA’S Next stop on Route 66,Springfield Missouri. A plethora of great coffee stores. First stop on the audio trip to Springfield is Big Momma’s. be prepared to open your mind to “Astro Bum” and let the story of Prospect Ave take you to a future time and place. What does it mean to be a vanilla person and is there anything wrong with that? Listen as an emotional letter written to a good friend is read out loud for the first time. What is the difference between heat stroke...

Duration:00:59:45

Cross Country Coffee Roadshow-009 Little Ireland Part 2

8/17/2018
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KEEP ON JUGGLING EPISODE 9 PART 2 This week at Little Ireland Coffee in Pacific Missouri, you will learn more of Maria's backstory, how to really empower your employees and make customers feel that they have real ownership. Here's a clue it's not just a " business plan". How did Little Ireland get its name, the intriguing interconnected discovery between family, coffee shop and the town's history. What are the duties of a pastor when you look outside the traditional church walls, and what 90...

Duration:00:53:53

Cross Country Coffee Roadshow-008 Little Ireland

8/14/2018
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KEEP ON JUGGLING EPISODE 8 Join us for part one at Little Ireland Coffee in Pacific, MO as we learn how to start a business from a lifelong dream. What happens when the politicians that represent you don’t meet your needs, and how to be a renaissance man. Can you travel the country and make money at the same time? How do you get from concert pianist to NASA . Get a firsthand account and history lesson from a 94 year old who is sharper than most of us, and what it was like to be the first...

Duration:00:58:41

Cross Country Coffee Roadshow-007 Refuge

8/7/2018
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BIG LOSS in LITTLE CARLINVILLE Join us this week as we visit and say goodbye to our last stop in Illinois on Route 66.Carlinville.Will you always be an outsider and what would make you want to take off your T-shirt in a coffee store? Who ties for the best beer cheese soup in the USA, and what about that peanut butter jelly time. A first hand account of living through Vietnam, PTSD, agent orange, and what happens when you disobey your commanding officer. Finally who will take up the mantle of...

Duration:00:54:15

Cross Country Coffee Roadshow-Custom Cup 006 part 2

8/1/2018
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ADDICTION, ADOPTION, AND A BANGKOK BAR (Part 2) Join us again at Custom Cup in Springfield,IL for our second day. Learn about opioid addiction, why would you go from pre-med to being a baker, treating depression, and finding a sibling you never knew you had. Should you stick with “gas station” coffee, or jump into the small -batch "microroastery" coffee experience? Plus the weekly segments of Coffee Conversations, Percolating Politics, and coffee call- ins. Listen to this week’s episode,...

Duration:00:48:27

Cross Country Coffee Roadshow-Custom Cup 005

7/26/2018
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ADDICTION, ADOPTION, AND A BANGKOK BAR (part 1) Join us this week in Springfield, IL as Kendra (owner) takes us from “baby steps” to full sprint at Custom Cup. Male bonding, and finding out about what happens in a Bangkok bar when the 7th fleet is in town. Also in this podcast we will be discussing, biking uphill in New Zealand,Peaches & Bacon, and how to get the title of “rainbow ambassador”! Plus much more in this two part episode including this week's recurring segments of Coffee Facts...

Duration:00:53:10

Cross Country Coffee Roadshow-Guest House 004

7/18/2018
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LIBRARY, THE LAW, AND DEAD FISH This week at Guest House in Lincoln IL we learned about coffee roasting laws. Are you missing small town culture by driving on by? Drug addiction what no one is talking about, how to deal with mean girls, and the question, can you be a bisexual in a deeply Christian family. Also at Walmart, kindness pays off, and don’t sell those fish. Join us for the weekly segments of Percolating Politics, and coffee call-ins....

Duration:00:50:50

Cross Country Coffee Roadshow-Ten Drops 003 part 2

7/12/2018
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HEAT GUN AND A DOG DISH part 2 Join us at Ten Drops in Plainfield IL to find out the Icelandic origins of Ten Drops. We will learn about the “whatever drink”, a golf lesson in Japan, game design and why it's important to let the other person be the hero. Is the third wave of coffee “snooty”? Russian adoption, respecting the dead, being a judge at Coffee Fest, along with spit cups and cupping. Join us again for the weekly segments, of Percolating Politics,guest music recommendations and...

Duration:00:54:31

Cross Country Coffee Roadshow-Ten Drops 002

7/8/2018
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HEAT GUN AND A DOG DISH part 1 Join us at Ten Drops in Plainfield IL as we explore the connection between the perfect cup of coffee and music, how both make the other better. Dogs and banana bread, being born a 40 year old soul, Nicaragua and the big E, and playing British Monopoly in Lebanon and Syria. We have our first call in, along with regular segments, Percolating Politics and guest music recommendations and playlists. Listen to this week's episode, then check out the musical...

Duration:00:56:07

Cross Country Coffee Roadshow-Lou Mitchell’s 001

7/1/2018
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COFFEE AND A SMOKE At Lou Mitchell’s we will talk about a Greek breakfast, Jimmy Carter, and Sean Connery. What meeting the right person with a small insulin pump can do for you, and how a breast cancer survivor saved other people,...and get the lowdown on how Chicago has changed in the last 60 years.

Duration:00:52:39