Infusco Coffee Roasters has a very exciting announcement: on July 19th at 7PM, the shop will be hosting it’s first ever coffee cupping event!
What is a coffee cupping, you ask? Much like a wine tasting, a coffee cupping is an event where attendees have the opportunity to try many different varieties of coffee, compare and contrast their differences, and discover which types actually suit each individual the best. Whole beans, grounds, and brewed coffee are available for each variety.
There are a limited number of 50 tickets available for this event. Tickets can be purchased for $30 each by stopping into the Infusco Coffee Shop or calling (269) 213-JAVA to reserve tickets for pick up before the cupping. Each ticket provides the bearer with entrance to the event, desserts provided, and a small bag of Infusco Coffee for your at-home brewing pleasure. Additionally, each ticket will be entered in a drawing for an Infusco t-shirt and mug!
More exciting, however, is that 100% of the proceeds from this event will go to support local community members – the Brown and Silva families – in their goals. To read more about each of these families and how getting them overseas might benefit Infusco, keep reading.
Jeff and Tammi Brown are great friends of the Siris who volunteered time back when the space where coffee is now enjoyed was still just a roasting facility. They are preparing to take their family to San Jose, Costa Rica, where they will work for Reach Global as administrators of Latin American and Caribbean missions. They will also be working with both men and women of all ages who are victims of the sex trafficking industry, which is legal in this part of the world.
You can find out more about the Brown family and their goals at their website.
Ronny and Kari Silva, also good friends of Infusco (you’ll recognize Kari as one of our wonderful baristas!), are raising funding to go as a family on a second trip to the city of Trujillo, Peru. While there, they intend to do church planting among indigenous peoples through the Pioneers missions agency.
For more information on the Silvas and their mission, check out their Facebook group page.
Costa Rica and Peru are both known for their coffee farms, and these families have hopes of discovering farms that might enter into direct trade with Infusco Coffee Roasters! Infusco is working to obtain licensing to trade with other coffee farms, through the gifting of the farm in Kenya. You can find out more about the Kenyan farm in the video below, and in some old blogs written by Rich. Farms the Browns and Silvas discover will likely be similar to this.
We hope to see you at the coffee cupping – buy a ticket today!