Heads? Or tails? (Or gut?)

 
Everyone is talking about crises, even multiple crises. Not us.

To be honest: We no longer want to stare at the news which are getting worse and worse like “a dying duck in a thunderstorm”. Let's change something. Let's think about what life, nature, food - what IT is worth to us to really get a grip on these crises. Let's talk about “value”.

What is that? A number? Money? An idea? An attitude? We shed light on this topic from different perspectives. With reports on appreciation, value creation, value perception. About people who have set something in motion with their value system. About changes in the valuation of nature. About the (very individual) value of a Demeter espresso. As inspiration for a (more) positive view of challenges that we have to overcome together. So, grab a cup of your favorite coffee, browse through our "Value" section here on our blog and let us know what you think. We are very much looking forward to your opinion.

Good question

What is a good coffee worth?

Added value, market value, substantial value … “Value”? A term that has had a rather “broad” meaning since the ancient Greeks. Because it is used so often at the moment, we will try to clarify what it means using the example of a cup of coffee.

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Value

That little bit of green.

Housing construction, urban consolidation, real estate investments – parks, small and large green spaces hardly stand a chance against this. After all, they have no specific use, no “value” that can be quantified like a property. Or do they? Read more about the value of parks & co. here.

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Green Lifestyle

Places that are worth NOT visiting.

A NO-list? Weird, but unfortunately necessary: A number of beautiful places that more than deserve to be spared from tourism. So that they can relax a little. So here are the top 7 places that are worth not visiting. For your annual travel planning.

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BARISTA TIP

How to set your portafilter correctly.

How do you make the perfect espresso? Quite simple: By trial and error. Every coffee, every roast, every portafilter machine has its own characteristics – you don’t necessarily need barista training to harmonize them for a truly balanced, harmonious cup. But you should know which parameter causes what. And that is exactly what we have summarized for you here.

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BARISTA TIP

Do you really need a leveler?

Why is the leveler, also known as the equalizer or pre-tamper, crucial for a really good espresso? Why do you need a WDT tool to get “aaahs” and “ooohs” (and great espresso) as a hobby barista? We have the answers here.

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Value

New Year’s resolutions? Have fun with them!

How long do you think you’ll last? Why are almost 30% of all resolutions worth nothing and barely last longer than 2 weeks*? Is it because of the goals themselves? Is it the motivation? Is it self-discipline? We have the answers here.

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Mount Hagen & Lecker: Orangen-Kaffee-Vinaigrette.
Tasty

The courage to eat salad.

Salad with coffee? That is not only possible – it is super delicious. So, have the courage to try something new and try this salad with orange-coffee-dressing. You will be surprised.

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People

Oprah? Redford? Greta? Sting? Granny?

We were wondering: Who from all people in the world would we want to meet for a coffee? Talk to? Listen to? To get some new ideas from, be inspired by, be motivated by? How about you? Here are some answers.

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Green Lifestyle

The courage to become independent. Part 2: Self-sufficiency

How does dropping out work? Is It actually possible to live self-sufficient – in the city? For part 2 of our series “The courage to become independent” we gathered some ideas on how self-sufficient living can work. And that does not only concern food and water. Even when it comes to energy supply you can become at least partly independent. But we saved the latter for part 3 of our series.

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Wie lagert man Kaffee richtig?
Green Lifestyle

No more rotting.

Let’s be honest – Who has not had rotten peppers or carrots in theor fridge before? Rotten lettuce? That went directly into the trash? With a guilty conscience, but even the few good leaves that were left would have tasted terrible. But you can change that. Here are some tricks for the proper storage of different types of food in and outside the fridge.

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