A New Coffee That Contains the Health Benefits of Broccoli

If people ate broccoli as routinely as they drank coffee, the entire population’s health would vastly improve—and that’s kind of what the creators behind Barassica Coffee are planning. The fledgling coffee company is the collaborative product between Brassica Protection Products and Baltimore Coffee and Tea Co, who have found a way to incorporate glucoraphanin—a cancer-preventing molecule found in broccoli—into coffee. “It’s a nice easy way …

Brooklyn’s Luft Coffee

The new local roasters serving up small batches at an internet radio station

About five years ago, Blair Smith’s twice-a-day coffee pitstop at NYC’s Kaffe 1668 led to him striking up a friendship with barista Justin Rodriguez behind the counter. Smith then met mobile developer Aaron Sutula in a coffee seminar held by an espresso machine company. “I took a day off of work to go,” remembers Sutula. “And Blair was the only other person who also took …

Wood Burl Coffee Roasters

Outstanding single origin coffee roasted in small batches in Dayton, Ohio

Picking up a bag of fresh, locally roasted coffee is no longer limited to major cities. After 10 years working professionally in the coffee business, Brett Barker decided to turn his personal hobby of home roasting into a full-time job. Setting up shop in Dayton, Ohio, Barker quickly developed an impassioned following over the past year with Wood Burl Coffee Roasters. “I believe what sets …