We know first-hand that making exceptional coffee is a challenge for most small operations. It requires extensive travel to buy green coffee, expensive equipment to roast it, not to mention space, time, knowledge, capital, and a level of risk-taking that most start-ups can’t afford.
WE'RE HERE TO CHANGE ALL THAT.
Through farmer events and green coffee auctions, education programs, Pulley Collective is building and supporting a new community of artisanal coffee roasters.
IT'S PRETTY EXCITING AND WE HOPE YOU’LL JOIN US!
Steve has worked in the farming, processing, financing, exporting, and importing of coffee for more than 15 years. Most recently, he was at Intelligentsia Coffee where he established East Coast operations and designed and built the New York Training Lab. During his 5-year tenure, he worked closely with coffee retailers and the coffee community at large to lead a boom in Intelligentsia’s East Coast wholesale business.
Steve is committed to lowering the barriers of entry to coffee roasting. He believes that an industry in which more artisanal roasters can access quality ingredients and equipment means a better coffee experience for both the consumer and the farmer.
Individuals & organizations
Pulley Collective is made up of participating farmers from around the world, knowledgeable educators, and energetic volunteers. We also collaborate with organizations like The Alliance for Coffee Excellence, owner of the Cup of Excellence® program.
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SIMPLE CONCEPT. BIG IMPACT.
Our 5 Manzana Initiative brings together the coffee public, roasters, green coffee buyers and farmers to discuss, taste, and auction these extraordinary coffees.
We invite farmers that are national finalists or previous Cup of Excellence® winners to participate in our 5 Manzana events-- hosted in coffee-consuming countries.
Get to know the coffee farmers, bid on their crop, exchange knowledge and ideas, or simply enjoy the coffee tastings--all in your backyard.
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