News

Kelly Goes to Thailand

Kelly Goes to Thailand

How do I describe what it’s like to see a dream fulfilled… or to see the faces of those I’ve heard of for so long or the ones seen only in photographs? It’s been a whirlwind of joy and so humbling to be here in Ma Oh Jo, Thailand. I’m humbled by God’s faithfulness, by the belief my friends, family and co-workers have in me, by this opportunity and by the people who truly believe in partnering with me to make a difference in this world.         Each morning as I head out of my hut down the dirt pathway...

Read more →


Escape Fresno’s Summer Heat with Nitro Cold Brew

Escape Fresno’s Summer Heat with Nitro Cold Brew

 Summer in Fresno can reach over 100 degrees... What is there to cool down with in this heat? Nitro Cold Brew Coffee!   Nitro cold brew is made by infusing nitrogen with cold brew. “Nitrogen gas is released through a pressurized valve with tiny holes. As high pressure forces the cold brew past a disc, it creates a creamy, stout-like effect” (Krasny). Nitro cold brew is pressurized and poured from a tap, adding body and the "fizz" of a beer. Nitro cold brew tastes best when it’s freshly poured and infused with nitrogen. If you let it sit for too long,...

Read more →


Ground Zero: What can I do with my leftovers?

Ground Zero: What can I do with my leftovers?

Get Creative with Coffee Grounds! Did you know that there are actually many uses for coffee grounds - you know, the ones you usually throw away after brewing your morning cup? With an effort to be sustainable in all parts of life, it's important to recycle everything that we can. Besides making tasty coffee, Lanna coffee grounds can also be used for a variety of functions and even for fun activities. Recycling and reusing your coffee grounds will help you save money on plenty of household tasks and chores with the environment in mind, and they can even be used...

Read more →


Lanna Goes to Seattle!

Lanna Goes to Seattle!

GUEST BLOG BY KELLY MITCHINSON The venue was buzzing. Literally, the loud murmur of  thousands of people discussing all things coffee, drinking shots of espresso, debating about quality and flavor profiles, asking about the best techniques, the newest trends, filters you need, tampers to use, grinding machines, where you source from, where you should be sourcing from, processing methods…. and on and on and on… Just walking through the 2017 SPECIALTY COFFEE ASSOCIATION GLOBAL EXPO at the Washington State Convention Center could make you buzzed, yet alone the 'All You Can Drink' shots of gloriously, good espresso. This past month a...

Read more →