Would life be possible without coffee? Would our modern society cease to function if we could no longer drink our dark piping hot caffeine elixir?
Our story begins in a dark, scary time in human history. The Precaffazine.
The ancient land of Ethiopia may be the cradle of all humankind. But more importantly it is the birthplace of coffee. Here in the mountainous rainforests near Kaffa, coffee has grown wild for millennia.
We don’t exactly know when humans first began consuming coffee. But the most popular story involves some happy goats.
The history of coffee is a fascinating one. One connected to mystical Muslim Sufi’s, French revolutionaries, slaves, soldiers, constipation and alcohol-soaked toddlers. So what is the history of coffee? Well. Let’s find out!