Making a "Good" Cup of Coffee: Brewing and Sustainability Workshop


When it comes to coffee, the word "good" has two meanings.

The first is the one we’re most familiar with - taste. The second is about doing good when buying and drinking coffee. This exclusive two-part class will cover both aspects of a “good” coffee.

Did you know that the water you use to brew your coffee can affect how it tastes? In the first half of the class, we’ll have a brewing and tasting workshop where you’ll pick up tips on making and enjoying a better cup of coffee, and as special guests of MIZUcafe produced by Cleansui, we'll explore in detail the impact that our water can make on how our coffee tastes.

In the second half, we’ll discuss sustainability in the coffee industry, conscious consumerism, and the impact that your choices as a coffee drinker can make.

You’ll leave the class empowered to be a more conscious coffee drinker, ready to enjoy the best coffee while doing good for the environment and coffee producers at the same time!

***Please note: Class will be taught in English***

Location: MIZUcafe produced by Cleansui (5 minute walk from Harajuku Stations)
Class duration: 2 hours
Maximum number of attendees: 10


Lorena Rodríguez - barista, currently a first-year Master's student at ICU. Her last position was coordinating inbound logistics for Royal Coffee, one of the world's leading specialty coffee importers, based in Emeryville, California, USA.

Michael McCarron - coffee extraction nerd-in-residence.


This workshop is presented by Coffee Positivo, in cooperation with MIZUcafe and Glocal Mitaka.

Coffee Positivo teaches coffee workshops everywhere to help people develop a deeper relationship with coffee and become more conscious coffee consumers.

MIZUcafe produced by Cleansui is a cafe concept focused on the health and flavor benefits of using the best possible water to brew your coffee or tea.

Glocal Mitaka is a NGO and volunteer group which supports community participation in and around Mitaka, Japan by foreign exchange students, mainly from International Christian University in Mitaka, Tokyo.

Sun May 13, 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM JST
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6 Chome-34-14 Jingumae, Shibuya Japan
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