Meet Kaitryn – Haitian coffee home roaster

Meet Kaitryn Olson, Singing Rooster’s new summer publicity intern and burgeoning home roaster. Kaitryn is studying economics and mathematics at the University of Wisconsin. Kaitryn met Molly (head rooster) at a spring UW symposium and wanted more! We’re thrilled to have her as part of the team. She’s smart, curious, and understands the world belongs to everybody. On her first week at Singing Rooster, she began learning about home roasting and brewing Haitian coffee; here’s her personal account of a week at Singing Rooster. I … Read More

Meet Justin, Singing Rooster’s favorite Veteran

Justin Dena, Singing Rooster

Singing Rooster is re-branding November 11th as “Hug your favorite Veteran Day.”  We’re wrapping our arms around Justin Dena — our new Director of Development and our favorite Veteran.  He’s building markets and leading our visits to Haiti.  Interested in touring coffee fields in rural Haiti? We’d love to have you come along. For those of you who know us (truly know us), you know Singing Rooster has been working in Haiti for almost a decade and that we are really, really small.  We’ve needed … Read More

Travel Haiti’s Coffee Lands w/ Singing Rooster

Ripe coffee cherry, Haiti

Embark on an adventure of a lifetime with an origin trip to Haiti’s coffee lands.  Haiti was the world’s third largest coffee producer in 1949.  After decades of dormancy, Singing Rooster, a social enterprise nonprofit, has been working directly with farmers since 2009.  Together, we’re putting Haiti’s reputation back on the world’s coffee map.  Join us on a tour of Haiti’s coffee mecca, Thiotte, where you’ll visit family farms, farmer-owned processing centers, and experience rural Haiti.  This tour provides insight into something rare– where getting … Read More