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Green Eggs and Coffee: Fair Trade or Direct Trade?


August 21, 2012

HAWLEY, PA—Mary Tellie of Electric City Roasting Company, based in Scranton, PA will discuss the distinctions between fair trade and direct trade coffee this Saturday, August 25 at 9:30 am at Mill Market in the Hawley Silk Mill. Tellie will also provide samples of her award-winning brews.

Tellie is a coffee aficionado, certified cupper, licensed Q Grader with the Coffee Quality Institute (CQI) and a roaster with decades of experience. She has been featured in Roast Magazine, Barista magazine, Food Space Newsletter, and Milford Magazine. Electric City Roasting Company is a member of the Specialty Coffee Association of America.

Tellie's appearance will be followed at noon by a grilling demo with Grant Genzlinger of The Settlers Inn on The Big Green Egg, a modern-day evolution of an ancient cooking vessel. Guests can enjoy a complimentary BBQ lunch tasting.

Green Eggs and Coffee Day at Mill Market will be held in association with Wally Lake Fest, a fun-filled family weekend happening on the water and land around Lake Wallenpaupack. There is no fee to attend the August 25 events at Mill Market, a central source for local food and goods made within 200 miles of the Lake Wallenpaupack Region.

For more information visit www.MillMarketPA.com or call 570-390-4440.