Drink and Think: Celebrate National Coffee Day

CoffeeLove by javaturtle via Flickr

As I sat down at my computer, coffee in hand, fellow MVCC librarian, Liz Garcia (who also had her coffee in hand), mentioned she heard today was National Coffee Day.  If you love this drink made from exquisite, tasty, dark-roasted beans as much as we do, why not use today as a good excuse to enjoy a nice, hot cup of joe while learning a little bit about coffee’s history, science, and/or impact on the world today.  Cheers!

Books at MVCC

Uncommon grounds : the history of coffee and how it transformed our world

Brewing justice : fair trade coffee, sustainability, and survival 

Web Resources

National Geographic Online Presents: Coffee
The International Coffee Organization: The Story of Coffee
NCA (National Coffee Association): All About Coffee
CoffeeScience.Org
NY Times Article: Coffee as a Health Drink? Studies Find Some Benefits

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