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Adam is a two time NASCAR champion.  He is known for hunting bear armed with only his sharp whit. One day he hopes to start an orphanage for abandoned garden gnomes. (read more here)

Why Laos? Part 2

From 1964 to 1973, the U.S. dropped more than two million tons of ordnance on Laos during 580,000 bombing missions—equal to a planeload of bombs every 8 minutes, 24-hours a day, for 9 years – making Laos the most heavily bombed country per capita in history.

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Not an Expert? You’re Hired!

In a day and age when there are so called “experts” all around us professing there competence in a specific area and prodding us along to hire them, use their product, read their book and so on, it is not normal to profess, “I’m not an expert, follow me!”

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Arabica Means What to Me?

It is on signs EVERYWHERE! ARABICA coffee used here! Arabica coffee sold here, brewed here, roasted here, ect… From small coffee houses to Starbucks to grocery stores to McDonald’s we see Arabica coffee advertised all over the place.

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28 Do’s and Don’ts of Raising Boys…#1

There is nothing I am more passionate about in this world then my wife and kids, and the “28 Rules for Fathers of Sons” grabbed that heart of mine and squeezed it!

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More Than Just a Cup…

There are a lot of things in life that we take for granted, and when we stop to think about those things we realize their significance.

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Chris, perhaps better know as “The Sweetness”, was born and raised off the south west shore or Aquarius.  He hopes to one day be the first person to go back to the future. (read more here)

New Baby: 1 Funny Lesson I Learned During Labor

My 2nd child , Jude Allen Cheney, was just born! Find out the details and an important lesson I learned about what not to do during labor!

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How To Use A Chemex: Java House Interview

Chris goes on location to Java House where owners, James and Nikole, show him how to brew with a Chemex to make some of the cleanest tasting coffee out there!

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What’s In A Name

Do you know why we are called Mission Arabica? Don’t be left in the dark, check it out!

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Social Enterprise: To Profit or Not To Profit?

Social Enterprise can be established as a for profit or non-profit entity. Here are a few of the key factors we considered when making our decision.

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Why Laos?

Mission Arabica is the shared vision of three friends on a mission to take our business skills and combine them with our passion to make a difference in the world.

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Gabe is an avid adventurer who has both climbed Everest while holding his breath and drank two gallons of milk in an hour.  He is currently training for a cross country big wheel tricycle race. (read more here)

More Than a Bag of Coffee

We launch our own coffee April 23rd! Get to know all the hands involved in our communities and how they make our coffee launch possible!

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How to grow coffee in your backyard!

You won’t want to miss out on how to grow coffee in your own backyard! Its fun and simple – Just follow the steps we lay out for maximum flavor!

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3 Incredible Life Lessons From a Killer Whale Attack

The incredible story of Ken Peters, Seaworld Trainer, surviving Kasatka, The Killer Whale, and 3 Life Lessons we can take away from this inspirational moment and scene from the controversial movie Blackfish.

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The Iced Coffee Brewing Experiment Part 1

Have you ever learned how to brew iced coffee? It is simple, cost effective, and you’ll love the taste! Join us in uncovering the best ways to brew!

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The Woodneck Brewing Experience

Devin Balram shares his experience with creating the most desirable flavors using rich, unique brewing methods that you have to taste to believe!

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A Single Story – China

Single Stories can be dangerous. A trip to China helped change my perspective of China drastically.

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WIIFM – What’s in it for me?

“WIIFM” stands for What’s in it for me? In this article, we dissect the key to this question to further everyday life.

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