questionswhere are some good places to buy green coffee…

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Ok so @acdawg gave a sarcastic LMGTFY answer...

so perhaps I'll modify my question to, "Hey Wooters! Do any of you have experience buying green coffee beans for roasting at home?"

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...arent coffee beans supposed to be black? Wouldn't that mean they weren't ready yet? doesn't drink coffee

Alternative answer: Aren't coffee beans already environmentally friendly?

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@llamabox: I may see a friend tomorrow afternoon that specializes in small roasts (that he sells as a sideline), and buys from some place or other in California (I think). I'll try to respond back later with better information (this comment is mostly to remind me, since I browse Deals from my comment tab).

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My brother roasts his own coffee at home. I will find out from him where he gets his beans.

I saw the set-up he made. He MacGyvered a set up using, among other items, an old bread machine. Quite the process. The coffee tasted so good, very smooth, rich flavor. Better than and coffee I've ever had at home.

I am too lazy, pop K-cups into a Keurig.

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@llamabox: The good news? I have the supplier names right here. The bad news? The person I got them from is a small commercial roaster, and he's buying 150 pounds at a time. The places he recommended are Royal Coffee (http://www.royalcoffee.com/), San Cristobal Coffee (http://www.sancristocafe.com/), and Zephyr Coffee (HORRIBLE WEBSITE, http://zephyrcoffee.com/).

On the Zephyr Coffee, just page down, and you'll see their links. I am not sure any of these ship in the small lots I'm sure you'll want, though. On the other hand, perhaps they can recommend people who do. I may know someone who is going to start offering small batches of green coffee, but that would be down the road.

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@llamabox: I haven't been able to get a hold of my brother, but I found the company he uses: http://www.sweetmarias.com/prod.greencoffee.mvc.php When I do hear from him I will get more details for you.

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@mtrlgrl: oh yeah, sweet marias, I've heard of them before somewhere. Thanks :-)

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@llamabox: My brother also recommended www.roastmasters.com and www.deansbeans.com. Deansbeans is the cheapest, around $5/lb.

Sweet Maria's is more expensive but they taste each variety and do a complete report on the flavors.

I am sitting here drinking awful Maxwell House as I write this. My brother said he will bring me some of his coffee next time he visits.

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@mtrlgrl: Oh cool, two places I hadn't heard of!

Yeah Sweet Maria's looks pretty legit. I was playing on their site today and love how in depth they go with describing the beans they source.

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http://www.sweetmarias.com

I've been buying beans from them for about five years. Use the flat-rate shipping option for the best deal. Join the majordomo, too.

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The best place I have found to buy green beans is at http://www.ccmcoffee.com they are also the cheepest I have found too.

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All I needed was a helpful supplement to combat my weight gain. The green coffee bean extracts have helped me achieve my goals in the quickest possible time. I learned about this from http://www.thegreencoffeebeanextract.co and did not hesitate to order them. Well its benefits are now showing.

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The best site I've found is http://www.coffeebeancorral.com. They have a huge selection, great customer service, low prices, and ship super fast.