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The Resource Where the wild coffee grows : the untold story of coffee from the cloud forests of Ethiopia to your cup, Jeff Koehler

Where the wild coffee grows : the untold story of coffee from the cloud forests of Ethiopia to your cup, Jeff Koehler

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Where the wild coffee grows : the untold story of coffee from the cloud forests of Ethiopia to your cup
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Where the wild coffee grows
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the untold story of coffee from the cloud forests of Ethiopia to your cup
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Jeff Koehler
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eng
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Located between the Great Rift Valley and the Nile, the cloud forests in southwestern Ethiopia are the original home of Arabica, the most prevalent and superior of the two main species of coffee being cultivated today. Virtually unknown to European explorers, the Kafa region was essentially off-limits to foreigners well into the twentieth century, which allowed the world's original coffee culture to develop in virtual isolation in the forests where the Kafa people continue to forage for wild coffee berries. Deftly blending in the long, fascinating history of our favorite drink, award-winning author Jeff Koehler takes readers from these forest beginnings along the spectacular journey of its spread around the globe. With cafés on virtually every corner of every town in the world, coffee has never been so popular--nor tasted so good. Yet diseases and climate change are battering production in Latin America, where 85 percent of Arabica grows. As the industry tries to safeguard the species' future, breeders are returning to the original coffee forests, which are under threat and swiftly shrinking. "The forests around Kafa are not important just because they are the origin of a drink that means so much to so many," writes Koehler. "They are important because deep in their shady understory lies a key to saving the faltering coffee industry. They hold not just the past but also the future of coffee."
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non fiction
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bibliography
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Where the wild coffee grows : the untold story of coffee from the cloud forests of Ethiopia to your cup, Jeff Koehler
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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sky2ocm89878885
Dimensions
25 cm
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268 pages
Isbn
9781632865090
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(hardcover)
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2017000709
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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illustrations
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Where the wild coffee grows : the untold story of coffee from the cloud forests of Ethiopia to your cup, Jeff Koehler
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm89878885
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
268 pages
Isbn
9781632865090
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2017000709
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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