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Saturday, October 12, 2019
COFFEE BEANS & BEINGS / WORLD’S MOST $$$ BEANS* NOW GROW IN OCEANSIDE
* You say Geisha we say Gesha.
made a name for himself by singing in San Diego coffee houses.That experience led him to bigger and better
gigs.Today he’s a well established pop
now banking on his coffee house days by becoming a coffee bean farmer in North
County San Diego.His farm is on
18-acres in Oceanside, CA, about an hour’s drive north of San Diego.
isn’t nurturing run of the mill coffee beans.Instead, he has just harvested his first crop of what many consider the
world’s most expensive beans.
the singer, with a little help of his friends, debuted his Gesha* beans at a
popular coffee house in San Diego.
is friends with La Jollan Jeff Taylor, who owns a string ofBird Rock Coffee Roasters locations recently
put on an apron and began serving his Gesha beans.Reportedly, the La Jolla Bird Rock outlet is
the only outlet selling the musical fruit.
over experience cost curious San Diegan’s $35 a cup for Mraz’s fledgling crop.
Mraz’s crop to market, he had help from Central California’s
Coffee for his initial San Diego County plantings.
think Mraz * Family * Farm’s initial public offering was steep it is relatively
inexpensive compared with Gesha tastings back East, where 80z are commanding $75
to $95 a cup.
did Gesha beans get to be so pricy?
few articles that explain Gesha’s American debut.