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Global Brew connects Pitt students with coffee from all over the world

Global Brew, hosted in Posvar Hall’s Global Hub, aims to educate people on the details of the worldwide coffee industry and its economic implications and consequences for both producers and consumers.

By Anna Ligorio, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

To educate students about the coffee industry, the Global Hub featured its third coffee-tasting event in an ongoing series, called Global Brew

Redstart Roasters: The birds and the beans

CEO Matt Parmelee’s coffee roastery, Redstart Roasters, specifically uses beans that have been grown by farms holding bird-friendly certifications from the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center.

By Alexander Hanna, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

Parmelee is the CEO of Redstart Roasters, a coffee roastery that sells beans grown by farms holding bird-friendly certifications from the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center.

Redhawk caffeinates the masses with wholesale roastery

Redhawk Coffee is commonly frequented by Pitt students.

By Charlie Taylor, For the Pitt News

September 30, 2019

Redhawk Coffee owner and roaster Braden Walter plans to open a new roastery in Sharpsburg by Nov. 1.

Staff Picks: Where to find the best coffee on campus

All of Pitt’s coffee carts are basically the same.

By The Pitt News Staff

September 26, 2019

A lot of college students drink coffee, 71.4% in fact. So, there’s a good chance if you’re reading this, you probably fill up with only two — or three, or four, or five — cups of coffee a day. You’re in luck, because our staff has assembled the best of the best places to get coffee on and around campus.

Redhawk Coffee soars above competition

Redhawk Coffee owner Braden Walter pours a latte.

By Alexa Marzina, Staff Writer

January 24, 2019

Considering the quality of its beverages, kindness of its staff and coziness of its atmosphere, there’s no question why students flock to Redhawk Coffee to enjoy some nest-level coffee.

Staff Picks: Coffee Craziness

One barista shows off her latte art outside Crazy Mocha Sewickley. (Photo courtesy of Alexa Manko)

By The Pitt News Staff

May 30, 2018

For some, getting caffeinated is the most important part of mornings in college. But others prefer using the local coffee shops for an afternoon date, a study session or a meet-up with old friends. Whether you are a hard-core coffee addict and need all of the espresso shots you can get or just want ...

Staff picks: finding the city’s coolest coffee shops

(Photos by John Hamilton | Editor-In-Chief)

By TPN Staff

May 29, 2017

Although Oakland’s coffee shop scene is dominated by Starbucks and Dunkin Donuts, local and independently-owned coffee shops are only a short walk or bus ride away. Pittsburgh has more than merely chains — the city thrives off of independent and local businesses, including coffeehouses. Editors and wr...

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