Bob Shallit

February 10, 2016 5:29 PM

Farm to cup: Sacramento chef goes 3,000 miles to buy specialty coffee beans

Patrick Mulvaney is buying direct from grower in Honduras

Other chefs could follow his lead in making direct deals with farmers

Buying trip was organized by Old Soul Co.’s Jason Griest

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Former Sacramento Bee business editor and columnist Bob Shallit came out of retirement to write a regular business column. He covers breaking news and insider tips from the region’s business and development leaders, drawing on his years of reporting and extensive network of contacts. Shallit spent nearly 30 years in the newsroom before stepping away from full-time journalism and has been traveling, writing and rowing crew in his leisure time. Contact Bob Shallit at or 916-321-1017.

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