A Rabbit Hole
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A Rabbit Hole

The King, a Thief & Pirates: How Coffee Came to America

Photo by Drew Coffman on Unsplash

The story of coffee’s journey to the New World involves Dutch traders, mystics, and royalty. This is a tale of deception and thievery, but against unbelievable odds, the popular commodity eventually found it’s way from the court of Europe to far-flung places around the globe.

The love of the bitter brew would drive one man to risk storms, pirates, and even death to…

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Shelly Fagan

Shelly Fagan

Complicated subjects made accessible. Politics, Basic Income, Philosophy. I follow back.