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Big and Small in El Salvador: Part 3

9/17/2019
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We meet a man who came from humble beginnings who has achieved what Armando and Maria have only ever dreamed about. ——————————— Shape the future of Filter Stories by taking this 10 minute survey: https://www.surveymonkey.de/r/YWH3LZM Taste Maria’s coffee and support Filter Stories by joining the Indiegogo crowdfund here: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/filter-stories-who-grew-your-morning-coffee#/ See the Filter Stories live show in Berlin on the 1st and 4th of October:...

Duration:00:19:18

Big and Small in El Salvador: Part 2

8/19/2019
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Imagine you’re a coffee buyer on a mission to buy Salvadoran coffee. We visit Armando and Maria’s farms. Which farm would you choose to buy from? ——————————— Taste Maria’s coffee by joining the Filter Stories Indiegogo crowdfund here: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/filter-stories-who-grew-your-morning-coffee#/ Listen to the About Face podcast here: https://www.aboutfacepodcast.com Sign up to the Filter Stories newsletter here: www.eepurl.com/dD-sY1 More episode information here:...

Duration:00:28:25

Big and Small in El Salvador: Part 1

8/5/2019
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20 years ago specialty coffee patted itself on the back for saving coffee farmers, both big and small, from the misery of low coffee prices. But what's it like for a small coffee farmer getting into this specialty coffee club today? We dive into El Salvador’s Cup of Excellence to contrast the experience of two producers. ——————————— Taste Maria’s coffee by joining the Filter Stories Indiegogo crowdfund here: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/filter-stories-who-grew-your-morning-coffee#/...

Duration:00:27:58

Unseen Bean: Part 2

7/1/2019
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Gerry's cafe failed. We investigate why by putting ourselves in Gerry's shoes and experiencing the coffee world as a blind man. ——————————— Gerry’s roastery: http://www.theunseenbean.com/ More Piano music on Coffee People Zine: https://www.coffeepeople.org/pages/musicv01 Sign up to the Filter Stories newsletter here: https://www.eepurl.com/dD-sY1 More episode information here: https://www.medium.com/@FilterStories Sound mixing: Dom Edgley / https://www.domedgleysound.com/ Filter Stories...

Duration:00:22:06

Unseen Bean: Part 1

6/18/2019
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Gerry has a disability that keeps 2 in 3 adults out of full time work. But Gerry demolishes expectations over and over again. ———————————— Gerry’s roastery: http://www.theunseenbean.com/ Sign up to the Filter Stories newsletter here: http://www.eepurl.com/dD-sY1 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/filterstoriespodcast/ More episode information here: http://www.medium.com/@FilterStories Sound mixing: Dom Edgley / http://www.domedgleysound.com/ Filter Stories logo:...

Duration:00:22:53

Venezuela

5/13/2019
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What do you do when you want to buy a cafe but your country is collapsing around you? ———————————— If you haven't already, please subscribe to the show and review us on iTunes! www.itunes.apple.com/de/podcast/filte…327760?l=en&mt=2 Sign up to the Filter Stories newsletter here: http://www.eepurl.com/dD-sY1 More episode information here: http://www.medium.com/@FilterStories Sound mixing: Dom Edgley / http://www.domedgleysound.com/ Filter Stories logo: http://www.headquarters.studio/ A big...

Duration:00:23:01

Venezuela

5/10/2019
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What do you do when you want to buy a cafe but your country is collapsing around you? If you haven't already, please subscribe to the show and review us on iTunes! https://itunes.apple.com/de/podcast/filter-stories/id1428327760?l=en&mt=2 Sign up to the Filter Stories newsletter here: www.eepurl.com/dD-sY1 More episode information here: https://www.medium.com/@FilterStories Sound mixing: Dom Edgley / https://www.domedgleysound.com/ Filter Stories logo: https://www.headquarters.studio/ A big...

Duration:00:23:01

Stateless

4/11/2019
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Mikhail is a specialty coffee barista. But he’s stuck on an island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. He doesn’t want to be there and he’s trying to get off. But he can’t. There are boats and planes, but none will let him on. Mikhail is a victim of an invisible curse that affects up to tens of thousands of people who work in coffee. There is a good chance you’ve drank a coffee that was grown, picked or brewed by a stateless person. ———————————— If you haven't already, please subscribe to...

Duration:00:31:45

Sofía

3/9/2019
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What were your dreams at 16? Sofía lives on a remote coffee farm in Nicaragua and hers is to be a great english translator. But Sofía needs school and a lot of luck. Every morning in her blue and white school uniform she walks for an hour to school. The road is deserted and her family knows she may be attacked. And then she walks home. Each coffee we drink holds the hopes of Sofía living a life off this farm. Or is that just wishful thinking? ———————————— If you haven't already, please...

Duration:00:31:18

Aquiares

2/12/2019
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In Central America, you can’t tell the story of coffee without mentioning war. This is Alfonso. He's hugged Fidel Castro and President Reagan chartered a private plane so he could attend a photoshoot at the White House. In the 1980s, Alfonso almost gets murdered three times for trying to bring democracy to Nicaragua. And all the while, his sanctuary, the coffee farm “Aquiares", begins collapsing too. This story reveals the blood and tears that could fill your morning cup of coffee....

Duration:00:37:04

Tito

1/8/2019
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Tito lives on a mountain in Panama, is a rebel and doesn’t listen to anyone. Which is why he makes a terrible decision: he buys a coffee farm instead of getting an education. Tito is now stuck, chained to a system that will keep him poor. But Tito doesn’t give up without a fight. He will spend the next 30 years trying to prove he hasn't made the worst decision of his life. ———————————— If you haven't already, please subscribe to the show and review us on iTunes!...

Duration:00:31:02

Amish

10/2/2018
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Raymond's family want him to spend his life using a horse instead of a car, to live off the grid and have little contact with the outside world. But young Raymond is curious and explores the outside world. His father reacts by moving the family into an even more isolated community. Fast-forward 20 years and Raymond is pulling espressos in Melbourne. How did Raymond escape? And how did he end up as a barista in Melbourne? Trigger warning: this episode contains references to sexual abuse....

Duration:00:37:49

Berries and Lemon

9/18/2018
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Martin is the best barista in Kenya and has a dream to open a cafe. Except, he can't. Kenyans don't drink coffee. But he has a plan: he’s going to win the World Barista Championships to change coffee drinking culture in Kenya forever. But, he's all alone and up against the richest barista teams in the world. Can he do it? ———————————— If you haven't already, please subscribe to the show and review us on iTunes! https://itunes.apple.com/de/podcast/filter-stories/id1428327760?l=en&mt=2 Follow...

Duration:00:27:25

Firefly

9/4/2018
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Murray is one of Ecuador's most famous coffee farmers. But there's a problem: he's only earning $2 profit from 250 espressos. How does he survive? While he struggles, his farm is splashed across Instagram and roasters say they have his interests at heart. This is the real story behind the glossy Instagram posts. The reality might change how you look at your next cup of coffee. ———————————— Murray's Photography: https://www.facebook.com/murraycooperphoto Follow Filter Stories on Instagram:...

Duration:00:31:25

Asheville

8/16/2018
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Sarah has just landed her dream job working as a barista for the best cafe in North Carolina. Her cafe will soon be featured in the New York Times and grab international attention. But it has nothing to do with the coffee. Rather, Sarah's bosses will hurt many women in her community. This is the real story about misogyny damaging the life of a young woman, her struggle to regain control and bring her community back together. This is the first ever episode of Filter Stories, the untold...

Duration:00:28:51

Welcome to Filter Stories!

8/3/2018
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The untold stories hidden in your cup of coffee. Each episode follows a unique personal story that reveal surprising aspects of the coffee world. If you haven't already, please subscribe to the show and review us on iTunes! https://itunes.apple.com/de/podcast/filter-stories/id1428327760?l=en&mt=2 Filter Stories launches Tuesday August 21st, with the first four episodes dropping every other Tuesday. Follow on Instagram - www.instagram.com/filterstoriespodcast

Duration:00:03:24