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This is not to start a discussion on grinding my own coffee and putting it in an aftermarket K-cup. I already DO that.

What I'd like to know is if there is an organically grown coffee OTHER THAN NEWMANS that is in a K-cup that is just REGULAR coffee, like you'd find in a diner 50 years ago.

No flavored coffees.

Not decaf.

But it does need to be organic--I'm NOT an organic buff, but in coffee I really get sick if it's conventional-grown.

Just a medium whatever. Not dark, not light, not thin, etc. Just a plain, good cup of coffee.

A "samples pack" came with the machine, but it was mostly just mostly flavored coffees and teas, OR they were NOT organic. So, that wasn't much help.

Any organic brands to recommend trying?
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Thanks, Aychihuahua, just ordered a pack. Looking forward to trying it.

I'm open to others, too, if anyone else has a suggestion.
 
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Here's a link....

http://www.bing.com/shopping/s...fee+brands&FORM=HURE


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Personally, I'm 'over' the k-cups. I knew going in that the cups are expensive, but I just started not liking the tastes.

So, I've gone back to grinding my own beans and brewing in my Cuisinart coffee pot...I love the Target brand (archer farms) organic beans. I'm not an 'organic person' either, but I find this product delicious and veryyyyy reasonable in price.

Good luck w/finding the k-kups you want Smile
 
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Thanks for the link, GA.Karen!
 
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the cups are expensive, but I just started not liking the tastes.


I agree, the pre-made cups are!

That's why I usually grind my own beans, from Cafe Mam, just a few of days worth. Then fill my aftermarket k-cups from the little container I put the ground beans in.

Some days, I'm like.... really, really lazy.

Well, not really, but I'm still healing from a fall where I broke my leg and commpletely mangled my foot. (In Sept, the doc will make the determination if it's healing fast enough, or if surgery needs to be done.)

For now, every second on my feet counts and the premade cups are just the ticket. A bit of instantaneous luxury in the middle of feeling "the blues" until I get my feet back.

Now, to just find one that I like.

The Husband doesn't drink it, so don't have to worry about him.
 
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Have you ever seen "free trade" coffees? We have these here in Midwest, many times handled by chur ches to purchase or make a donation.
I've had them but guess I not too exacting of a coffee snob yet. Hear you though, I just want plain dark strong black coffee and NO FLUFF.
 
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"free trade" coffees?

Is this like where you bring coffees and trade them out for some other type to try them?

I have heard of fair-trade, if that's what you mean. The coffee I usually order (Cafe Mam) is fair trade.

I like the free-trade idea, though!
 
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Oh, Indexlady, I'm so sorry to hear about the accident!! That's a nasty one.

I love coffee and sometimes we buy organic and sometimes we don't. Not a snob about that, but I do want good tasting coffee. And, we usually prefer a dark roast.


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Thanks, FFGirl!
 
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Yes, fair-trade coffees, I mean.
 
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Thanks, Lurah. I was really hoping you mean free-trade... bring the ones you don't like and trade them. I rarely stop for any type of sales, and thought I was missing something! Had me all happy. HA!

Big Grin
 
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LOL, here is how behind the times I am, I was thinking K cups were a rather large size of you know what!
 
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LOL with LOS! Big Grin
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Back to seriousness.....I think these individual coffee cups are causing coffee filters to go up in price @ the market. 100 coffee filters are now....$5.00/box. 100 sheets of paper is a lot cheaper than THESE! Guess who is now sewing muslin filters...according the woman cutting my fabric...I'm NOT the only one.

Is this what is happening?
 
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IL- If you go to www.keurig.com and type in Organic in the search it brings up quite a a few blends.
 
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Thanks, Jo-CT! Haven't tried that.
 
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