Every November New Orleans hosts a coffee festival. It is a celebration of all things coffee complete with food and live music. Last year over 5000 people attended. It takes place at the Feret Market on November 6th from 12 noon – 5pm. Attendees will have the chance to learn about the origin of coffee and how it is grown and harvested, the roasting, grinding and brewing process.
The issues of fair trade, bird friendly and organic coffee and its health benefits will also be presented. Attendees will get to sample coffee’s from different venders in fact 28 from around the globe. New Orleans is a city with a rich coffee culture and is in fact one of the largest importing ports in the country.
For more information see – http://neworleanscoffeefestival.com/
This seems like a fun festival and vacation idea for lovers of gourmet coffee.