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Finding Integrity and Sustainability

Finding Integrity and Sustainability Posted by Karen Barnett on I was in university when this story and the seed that the power of attraction being stronger than the power of persuasion was planted in my heart. My mother continues to approach change and transformation in the same way and those seeds have multiplied and grown in my own life.

Open Science, leaving no one behind

Open Science, leaving no one behind Posted by Karen Barnett on

Montville Coffee, through our partnership with Fairtrade, is advancing Peace and Development by working systematically at the grassroots to improve farming practices, coffee quality and economic and social stability in developing countries.

Nana's Irish Soda Bread

Nana's Irish Soda Bread Posted by Karen Barnett on This recipe delivers a traditional dense and moist quick bread that requires no rising time and just a few simple ingredients to make. A vegan version is just as tasty. To not overpower this simple bread, pair it with the Blackall Range blend or our Papua New Guinea Purosa Single Origin.

Honey Macadamia Muesli Recipe

Honey Macadamia Muesli Recipe Posted by Kashmira Lal on We love easy breakfasts that we can take with us down to the beach whether for a camping trip or just to enjoy after a surf and morning swim. The nuts are roasted in a Honey and olive oil, for extra crunch and sweetness.  This recipe teams beautifully with the Sunshine Coast Blend. 

Breakfast Campfire Wrap

Breakfast Campfire Wrap Posted by Kashmira Lal on These wraps take minutes to make and leave next to no washing up. This hearty meal goes down well with our big bold Woodford Blend.

Coffee & Food Pairing at The Big Pineapple

Coffee & Food Pairing at The Big Pineapple Posted by Kashmira Lal on During The Curated Plate Festival, we held our Coffee Trail Coffee and Food Pairing Masterclasses at the cafe at The Big  Pineapple. It was an event for the senses pairing The Sunshine Coast Coffee Blend, The Blackall Range Blend and Woodford Blend with some of the best food from the Sunshine Coast Region.

A Story of Collaboration in Coffee | Creating Partnerships and friendships

A Story of Collaboration in Coffee | Creating Partnerships and friendships Posted by Kashmira Lal on If you haven’t heard us talk about the Sunshine Coast Coffee Trail before, it is the fruit of the cooperation between seven coffee roasters that came together out of the desire for partnerships and to go against the grain of the competition culture in the coffee industry. It's a chance to build on our vision that the Sunshine Coast Region becomes the Ultimate Coffee Destination.

Spiced Coffee & Fig Compote Recipe

Spiced Coffee & Fig Compote Recipe Posted by Kashmira Lal on This was such an easy recipe to make and I was pleasantly surprised by the incredible bursts of caramel and molasses.

Coffee Balsamic Glaze

Coffee Balsamic Glaze Posted by Kashmira Lal on At the Montville Coffee Cafe at the Big Pineapple, we are kept busy with catering jobs. We love using locally sourced and high-quality ingredients. Our Coffee Balsamic Glaze is a hit, and so easy to make. For this event for the Food and Agribusiness Network, we have used Big Heart Pickled Bamboo Shoots and local feta cheese to make a delicious Bruchetta.

Sean's Delicious Espresso French Toast with Fresh Berries

Sean's Delicious Espresso French Toast with Fresh Berries Posted by Kashmira Lal on This beautiful breakfast is a popular one on weekends in Sean's house (Montville Coffee's Cafe Specialist) and now he's sharing the recipe with us! French toast is how Sean's family uses up those last bits of bread before hitting the Noosa Farmer's Markets for a fresh loaf. 

Five ways to increase Biodiversity in your neighbourhood

Five ways to increase Biodiversity in your neighbourhood Posted by Kashmira Lal on Our fate is tightly linked to biodiversity. Every individual can make a difference. Small actions can create a ripple effect. We have compiled five ideas that you can action to reduce the adverse impact on the environment and encourage local biodiversity. 

Ann from Hive Haven talks Urban Beekeeping

Ann from Hive Haven talks Urban Beekeeping Posted by Kashmira Lal on Bees and flowering plants have developed a complex relationship over millions of years. Today an estimated 80% of flowering food plants depend on insect pollination in order to reproduce. Plants have crafted their flowers to entice bees & in turn bees have evolved to defy imagination