Colombian Researchers Discover Aggressive New Variants of Coffee Leaf RustDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Coffee leaf rust causes brown spots on coffee leaves and typically reduces or eliminates coffee cherry yield. The image “coffee leaf rust defoliation” by Michael C. Wright is licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0.

Colombian coffee leaders are urging growers to turn to disease-resistant coffee varieties upon the discovery of new, more aggressive variants of the coffee leaf rust (CLR) fungus.

The troubling findings come from Cenicafé, the Colombian national coffee research institution of the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation (FNC). The group says it has identified six new races (a.k.a. subspecies) of leaf rust in the country, plus nine

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The Family That Brews Together: Local family brings craft coffee to Berkeley County | Journal-news

MARTINSBURG — Perched along Ropp Drive, a cute farmhouse-style trailer sits with the welcoming smell of freshly brewed coffee and the warm smiles of the Kimbrell family, the warm day and bright sun making for a view reminiscent of a postcard.

That trailer, A.M. Brews, ties together the family’s passion for craft coffee and brewing in one of Berkeley County’s newest businesses, the family-owned operation about to hit the two-month mark.

“We all like coffee, and we thought, ‘We think our community needs some more craft coffee in the area. Let’s do it,’” Paris Kimbrell said. “We all like to

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Spicy Pickled Garlic Recipe From TikTok With Photos

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Cloves of garlic hardly seem like a delicious snack, but when they’re pickled, for some reason they’re irresistible — at least according to just about everyone on TikTok right now. After TikTok user @LalaLeluu shared a 45-second snippet of her eating garlic by the spoonful while sharing her easy recipe, the trend has pretty much blown up on the app, with TikTokers creating their own versions and even having it for breakfast.

According to Lala’s recipe, all you need to do is drain a jar of pickled garlic — the kind preserved in vinegar, not oil — and add sriracha,

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New community gardens in Durham aimed to improve accesbility to healthy food options :: WRAL.com

— A community effort in Durham is planting seeds of opportunity by working to improve the availability of fresh food and physical skills for seniors.

“It’s wonderful. I love coming out here,” Deborah Richardson said Monday as she picked plants in the new community garden at Preiss Steele Place, a Durham Housing Authority apartment complex for senior citizens and disabled residents.

Richardson, who has lived at Preiss Steele Place for almost 10 years, said access to healthy food is limited in the neighborhood.

A conversation with a community organizer dropping off food

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