Coffee and human beings are native to roughly the same area of the world, so it makes a kind of sense that we have almost the same sort of life cycle. We must be made for each other.
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Could your living room be the next buzzed-about coffee origin? Well, you'd have to buy a lot of these delightful Grow Your Own Coffee kits to produce anything near enough beans to make a splash, but it's still fun to think of yourself as a kind of armchair Juan Valdez.