February 2012

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FEATURES
BLEND LOCAL: Marketing-savvy American tea and herb growers push forward by Dan Leif

FAIR ENOUGH? In trying to expand its reach, Fair Trade USA loses some devotees by Chris Ryan

GRIND CONTROL: Finding the right machine for your manual brew bar
by Trevor Corlett

SMALL FARMER, BIG PLANS: Part III: As harvest begins, questions linger on weather, prices, roads and more by Patrick Hughes and Gilberto Barrientos

DEPARTMENTS
CAFÉ CROSSROADS: Verve Coffee Roasters by Dan Leif

CAFÉ FINANCE: Love is in the air by Chris Legler

NINE BARS: Grindhouse: Helping customers achieve consistency at home
by Christopher J. Ryan

ROASTERS REALM: To grow or not to grow? by Mike McKim

THE WHOLE LEAF: The enigmatic goji berry by Joshua Rigsby

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