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Majka Burhardt Explores Coffee And Ethiopia

Reiny Cohen
10/27/2011 at 8:00 p.m.

It's the 21st century, and Ethiopia is fighting to shed its history of drought, famine, and war in the global consciousness by embracing the heritage and potential of its defining crop: coffee, one of the world's 10 most–valued commodities. Majka Burhardt, author of "Coffee Story: Ethiopia," recounts that process in a tale of opportunity, resources, education, and tradition, transcending the bean itself to explore food anthropology, development, adventure, Ethiopia's landscape and peoples, and the impact of coffee on world politics and global understanding.

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Majka Burhardt spoke at Town Hall Seattle on September 26, 2011 about her book "Coffee Story: Ethiopia."

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Majka Burhardt is a writer, climber and guide. She talked about her book "Coffee Story: Ethiopia" at Town Hall Seattle on September 26, 2011.

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