Introducing Contrast Coffee Co!

Introducing Contrast Coffee Co!

There’s been some news “brewing” lately (See what I did there?) that we wanted to share with you! While we have been a bit quiet on the blog lately, that has not been due to lack of progress as a company, but rather we have been devoting so much of...
New Direct Trade Coffee – Finca El Pilar

New Direct Trade Coffee – Finca El Pilar

We are excited to announce our first direct trade coffee arrangement with Finca El Pilar in the Antigua region of Guatemala. The farm is run by an incredible man named Juan Carlos who is dedicated to not only growing the best coffee, but also ensuring his farm helps...
Christmas Blend is Here!

Christmas Blend is Here!

Christmas is one of our favorite times of year and to celebrate this wonderful occasion, Gabe, Adam, I and our families work extra hard to create what we feel is the best possible blend for the season. To do this, we consider the natural flavor profiles (remember...
The Roast: Decoded

The Roast: Decoded

I need to let you in on a little secret. A secret that a lot of coffee companies would probably prefer I didn’t tell you, but I really feel compelled to spill the beans (no pun intended). So what’s this secret? The secret is that the darker coffee is roasted, the...
Coffee Giveaway!

Coffee Giveaway!

Alright… Big news. Everyone that likes our Mission Arabica Facebook Page is officially entered to win a free bag of coffee!!! So if you haven’t liked our Facebook page yet, just click on the like button to the right and you will be entered to win too! This...
One Crazy Day

One Crazy Day

Have you ever had one of those days? You know, the type that no matter how hard you try nothing seems to go right. Yeah, I know you have. We all have at one point or another. Well, this past week was definitely my turn for one of those days. If you have ever seen the...
3 CRITICAL Steps to Brewing Great Coffee

3 CRITICAL Steps to Brewing Great Coffee

As I’m sure you’re aware, brewing a cup of coffee is a pretty simple process: Coffee grounds + hot water = Coffee That being said, there are tons of variables that go into the process that can change the outcome. For example: What kind of coffee are you using? How...
Bring on the Coffee: March Update

Bring on the Coffee: March Update

March was a crazy awesome super fantastic month, but it is often difficult to fully capture all that happens each month in our weekly posts. Therefore to make sure you don’t miss out on any of our noble shenanigans we like to do a monthly update to keep you up...
New Baby: 1 Funny Lesson I Learned During Labor

New Baby: 1 Funny Lesson I Learned During Labor

I’m happy to announce the latest addition to the Mission Arabica family: Jude Allen Cheney! My First Experience With Labor… Yikes On March 9th, Jude was born at 7 pounds 2 ounces and 20 inches long. He is my second child and one thing I can say for sure was that...
Mission Arabica Update: February 2014

Mission Arabica Update: February 2014

As you may have noticed by now, Gabe, Adam, and I enjoy posting about a wide variety of topics on Mission Arabica ranging from our business, to inspiration, family, and of course coffee just to name a few. In these variety of posts it may sometimes be easy for someone...
How To Use A Chemex: Java House Interview

How To Use A Chemex: Java House Interview

Something that I love about Mission Arabica is that it gives us a chance to meet some really cool people that are passionate about coffee. Two of those people that I had the privilege to meet recently are James and Nikole Meadows. They are the owners of a coffee shop...
Mission Arabica Turns 1 Month Old!

Mission Arabica Turns 1 Month Old!

So it’s been a month since the launch of MissionArabica.com and as a thank you to all those who have helped us jump start our journey, we have decided to give away a $20 Amazon Credit to one of our lucky readers! So feel free to enter below and share with your...
What’s In A Name

What’s In A Name

A name is a funny thing. Just hearing the name of a loved one can bring a smile to your face. Likewise the name of a foe can stir up heated debate. Names carry memories and experiences, joys and sorrows. A name can even carry authority or shame. This is not news to...