January 2020

Just brew it

Roasting coffee beans is an art. From first crack to the seconds beyond, roasters work to release the flavors and nuances of each variety of bean. They listen for that initial sound, similar to popcorn popping, and cue into the aroma, keeping a close watch on temperature and air flow. All to produce the roasts, from […]


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Just brew it

Roasting coffee beans is an art. From first crack to the seconds beyond, roasters work to release the flavors and nuances of each variety of bean. They listen for that initial sound, similar to popcorn popping, and cue into the aroma, keeping a close watch on temperature and air flow. All to produce the roasts, from […]

How electric vehicles will shape the future of driving

Predictors of future auto and energy forecasts say by the end of this new decade, some versions of electric vehicles (EVs) could account for half of auto sales in the world. EV sales jumped 75 percent from 2017 to 2018, according to the Alliance of Auto Manufacturers, but by the end of 2018, EVs still […]

A Brighter Tomorrow

Nineteen percent of Guatemalans don’t have access to electricity, according to NRECA International. Those living in Tierra Blanca Chixoy, a village located in north-central Guatemala, are no longer part of that statistic thanks to 12 linemen from electric cooperatives in Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin. Electric co-ops from the three states worked together as “Partners for […]