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Tasting the History behind your Morning Brew

By Cassandra Morthera on
Monday, February 11, 2019

On Wednesday, February 20, 2019, Jerry Snow, the owner of Chickadee Coffee Roasters, previously known as Cofé Bistro, will host an introduction to coffee. The event will take place in UMN Crookston’s Prairie Lounge of the Sargeant Student Center from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.

During this time, attendees will have the opportunity to learn what contributes to the flavor of coffees as well as its history and culture. The evening will end with the chance to sample some of those flavors in a tasting.

About UMN Crookston

One of five campuses that comprise the University of Minnesota System, the University of Minnesota Crookston now delivers 35 bachelor's degree programs and 25 minors on campus as well as 16 degree programs entirely online. These degrees are offered in the areas of agriculture and natural resources; business; liberal arts and education; and math, science and technology. With an enrollment of 1,800 undergraduates from more than 20 countries and 40 states, the Crookston campus offers a supportive, close-knit atmosphere that leads to a prestigious University of Minnesota degree. Visit

About UMN

The University of Minnesota System, with campuses in Crookston, Duluth, Morris, Rochester, and the Twin Cities, is driven by a singular vision of excellence. We are proud of our land-grant mission of world-class education, groundbreaking research, and community-engaged outreach, and we are unified in our drive to serve Minnesota.


Cassandra Morthera

University Relations


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