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Roast! West Coast

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The Roast! West Coast podcast will introduce you to the premier coffee roasters, coffee experts and coffee innovators. Author, entrepreneur and host Ryan Woldt is meeting up the meeting up with West Coast roasters to bring you their origin stories, thoughts on the community of coffee and more. Suppo… read more

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Roast! - Jay Ruskey, Frinj Coffee

Roast! West Coast welcomes Jay Ruskey, the founder and CEO of Frinj Coffee in Goleta, California to the show. We talk about his motivation to start farming coffee plants on his organic farm, what the challenges of creating a new farming region is, and how his network of Frinj affiliated farms is creating a new premium coffee experience in Southern California.

Head to for show recaps, coffee education, guest list and coffee news. Then join the conversation in our Facebook Group: Roast! West Coast, or follow us on Instagram: @RoastWestCoast

ROAST! West Coast is a new podcast bringing together a community of coffee lovers in Southern California. Host Ryan Woldt interviews local roastery founders, roasters, coffee shop experts, farmers, green coffee brokers and more about their coffee origin stories, how they've dealt with the impacts of Covid-19, why they love coffee and much more. If you love coffee, entrepreneurship, shopping local and learn how things get made and why things are done a certain way you will love ROAST! West Coast presented by One Wild Life Co.

In season two we dive deep into the hyper-local coffee region of Southern California with the help of Industry Legacy Partners like Steady State Roasting, Zumbar Coffee & Tea, Leap Coffee, Marea Coffee, Mostra Coffee, Cafe LaTerre, First Light Whiskey and Cape Horn Coffee. Plus, Coffee Sensei Chris O’Brien of Coffee Cycle is back as our resident coffee expert helping us all learn a little more about coffee together, and Siri Simran Khalsa, Executive Director of Lofty Coffee, joins the show as a recurring guest to answer our roasting specific questions.

This show was recorded virtually, and published on April 20th, 2021.

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