The Danger of a Single Origin Story- Session Host
Andi Trindle Mersch
Director of Coffee, Philz Coffee
Andi Trindle Mersch has a varied specialty coffee background, which began behind the espresso bar in 1989 and, since then, includes cupping, training, consulting, green coffee trading and buying, quality control, operations, and writing. Mersch currently serves as Director of Coffee with Philz Coffee, SF. She has volunteered extensively throughout her career with the Specialty Coffee Association, serving on the former SCAA board, the Roasters Guild (RG) Executive Council and as a past president of the International Women’s Coffee Alliance. She most recently served on the CRG Unification Committee and is currently on the Food 4 Farmers board of directors.