Berries and Lemon
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? Links and further info here: https://www.filterstories.org/episodes/berriesandlemon
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 Read more:...
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. Note: this episode contains explicit language and sexual themes....
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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. Filter Stories launches Tuesday August 21st, with the first four episodes dropping every other Tuesday. Follow on Instagram - www.instagram.com/filterstoriespodcast