Have a Bag of Coffee Chaff!

  Spring is here, and it's the perfect time to amend your garden soil with...coffee chaff! Chaff is the papery skin of the coffee bean, which flakes off during roasting and gets sucked out of the drum by our cyclone. We collect it in recycled GrainPro bags until someone comes to get it! Coffee grounds are also a popular addition to your garden, but unlike grounds, which are a green for … [Read more...]

Coffee Compost

Oh, Coffee. Not only do you provide delicious flavor, a kick of caffeine, and an excuse to take five, but even after you're done brewing, you just keep on giving. I love you. Coffee grounds are relatively high in nitrogen and acidity, which makes them an excellent amendment to New Mexico's highly alkaline soil. If you spread them thinly around the base of a plant, you can deter snails and … [Read more...]