All post tagged "BGA"

Wednesday at Camp

The sun is out and camp is off to a busy start. Classes actually started at 7 this morning because we have so many campers here who are trying to reach their BGA certifications and they need to complete a number of required classes. Also at 7 was the inaugural … Read more →

Welcome to Camp Pull-A-Shot!

The sky is a little overcast here and the temperatures are a little cool, but it’s dry today at El Capitan Canyon just north of Santa Barbara, Calif., home of the Barista Guild of America’s Camp Pull-A-Shot as the first full day gets underway. Last night everyone arrived, and we … Read more →

Do Your Part: Vote!

This is a special message to all Barista Guild of America members from BGA Chair Scott Lucey: Hey BGA members, don’t forget it’s election time! There’s only two days left to cast your vote for who will fill open spots on the Barista Guild leadership council.  If you haven’t done … Read more →

Send a Barista to Camp!

Welcome to the first Camp Pull-A-Shot video contest! For a few weeks now, we have been accepting submissions of short videos by baristas from anywhere in the U.S. The subject matter? Why these baristas think they deserve a chance to attend Camp Pull-A-Shot. Marcus Boni of the SCAA and us … Read more →

[UPDATED] Camp Pull-A-Shot Videos 7-11!

Here are videos six through ten 11! from baristas who would like your vote to send them to Camp Pull-A-Shot. Send your vote to camp [at] baristamagazine.com 7. Alex Negranza from Bellevue, Washington http://yfrog.com/5lu5ez (Please click on above link -not image – to watch video) 8. Cameron Peterson from Springfield, Missouri. Cameron Peterson’s … Read more →

Camp Pull-A-Shot Videos 4-6

Here are videos four through six from baristas who would like your vote to send them to Camp Pull-A-Shot. Send your vote to camp [at] baristamagazine.com 4. Brian Boyd Lightfoot from Redlands, California. Brian Boyd Lightfoot’s Camp Pull-A-Shot Video (Please click on above link -not image – to watch video) … Read more →

Camp Pull-A-Shot Videos 1-3

Here are the first three (of 11) videos from baristas presented in alphabetical order who want your vote to attend the BGA’s Camp Pull-A-Shot. Check ‘em out and send your vote to camp [at] baristamagazine.com. 1. Sanford (Sandy) C Bledsoe III from Ann Arbor, Michigan. [youtube pZII4noYW3I] 2. Sam Brown … Read more →

Roasters Guild Retreat Underway

I rode up to Skamania Lodge yesterday to drop in on the 10th Annual Roasters Guild Retreat. As always, there were numerous activities underway. A weekend-long competition pitted randomly assigned teams against each other in the “You Guatta Love It” challenge. In the contest, teams are to develop a blend … Read more →