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    HOW DO YOU MAKE THE PERFECT ESPRESSO?

    It’s all about the grind… and the roast, the blend, the tamping, the temperature, the humidity, the time… 

    'How to make the perfect espresso' espresso training with Salt Spring Coffee's Director of Coffee, Banks Thomas, was truly an eye-opening experience. And not only because we consumed shot after shot. We learned everything from origin and history to Salt Spring Coffee's sustainability story to the evolution of baristas to the sensitivity of elements that make up a perfect espresso.

    After we each tried our hand on the Simonelli and Banks was satisfied, then came milk steaming training… 

    SALT SPRING COFFEE TRAINING WITH VILLAGE&CO.

    Our new client, Salt Spring Coffee, was kind enough to have us Village People to their HQ for ‘How to make the perfect espresso’ espresso training and a 101 on coffee bean roasting.

    Here, at Village&Co., we’re huge coffee enthusiasts but admittedly are most intimately familiar with the drinking part. Learning the details of what happens from farm to cup was not only fascinating, but heartening in that the process is still very much hands on with craft and pride at the forefront.

    Here’s a selection of photos of our 101 session on roasting with Salt Spring Coffee’s multidisciplined and multidimensional Master Roaster, Matthew Hill. 

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