Q Processing Level 1

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*Important: This class is offered in partnership with the Coffee Quality Institute. Students must also register for the course on their website using this link.

Email Miranda Haney at miranda@greatergoodsroasting.com with any questions or concerns.


February 3, 2022 - February 5, 2022 | 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

This course is suitable for any coffee professional along the chain (from growers to baristas) willing to learn about the main processing methods, how they are carried out, and how they impact coffee chemistry and coffee flavor.

This course aims to empower the consuming side of the coffee value chain to understand the language of, the basic biological principles of, and the intricacies and challenges of safely and consistently processing quality coffee. It involves lectures, group activities and cuppings. To be certified, attendees must pass a multiple-choice exam at the end of the course.

About your instructor: Tim Heinze is a Coffee Professional who has been working across the entire coffee supply chain since 2009. He has been pursuing the cultivation and production of specialty coffee as well as the development of a farmer-focused, regenerative coffee supply chain. He currently serves as the Coffee Education Manager for Sucafina and the Director for The Center (thecenter.coffee).