Palm fronds drifted past the boat as our ferryman, known only as El Gato to me, guided us gently around mini-whirlpools in the brown river. El Gato hummed to himself, the only noise audible over the water’s rush. We drifted down the winding river, advancing deeper into the Amazon Rainforest. The morning fog dissipated to reveal the small Peruvian pueblo where three leaders had recently been charged for kidnapping an expat. When the boat docked on the sand bar it sank in: I was in way over my head.
Most of us have one thing on our mind when it comes to coffee: energy. Our lack of it, our need for it, and our hope that coffee will provide it. But brothers Derek and Darren LaBorie had something else on their minds. Derek and Darren wanted to provide great coffee to people and provide great homes to animals. That's how they came up with the idea for Muddy Paw Coffee Company.
This tiny coffee shop is doing big things
Muddy Paw Coffee Company is a family run business based in Portsmouth, New Hampshire that donates 50 cents from every pound of c...