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25 Feb

Dinner Conversation at Doña Maria's

Jeff Yang

Arroz con pollo, fried yuca, and warm sugar cane tea—a traditional meal in Latin America and one that I would see many variations of in the coming week. Juan, Pedro, and I sat at the dimly lit table, where Doña Maria had bussed our plates moments ago. I thanked her in my embarrassing middle-school level Spanish and she nodded with a grin. Maria Rosa Oidor owns and runs her coffee farm Los Nogales with her husband Antonio Pillimué. Having just turned 60, Doña Maria is an impressive symbol of women in coffee, hiking up mountains daily to organize and direct farm operations.

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21 Feb

Humans of Cartel: Sohiany

Ty Dahlstrom

Every week, we take a moment to get sappy about our family of awesome people for all of the great things that they bring to Cartel. This week, we want to introduce you to Tempe barista Sohiany. 

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18 Feb

Get a Tattoo for Free Coffee for Life

Ty Dahlstrom

A lifelong expression of love for a lifetime of free coffee. We partnered with Scottsdale tattoo studio Dame of the West to create a flash sheet of designs that customers can get to receive free coffee for life.

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17 Jan

Humans of Cartel: Tea

Ty Dahlstrom

Every week, we take a moment to get sappy about our family of awesome people for all of the great things that they bring to Cartel. This week, you get to meet Tea.

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09 Jan

Humans of Cartel: Nick Lord

Ty Dahlstrom

Every week, we take a moment to get sappy about our family of awesome people for all of the great things that they bring to Cartel. This week, you get to meet Downtown Phoenix barista Nick Lord. 

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26 Dec

Humans of Cartel: Ashley Hernandez

Ty Dahlstrom

Every week, we take a moment to get sappy about our family of awesome people for all of the great things that they bring to Cartel. This week, we get to know Ashley Hernandez from Palm Springs. 

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