Notes From the Field

An Enlightening  Q&A with Ben, Kayak Coffee's Co-Founder

An Enlightening Q&A with Ben, Kayak Coffee's Co-Founder

Shannon Davis 10/24/2022 10:18pm

So, how do you take your coffee? Black, of course! You know, cowboy-like. It’s the best way to really taste the coffee, honestly. Also because way...

Our Favorite Adventure Month Is Happening Right Now. Here’s How To Squeeze the Most Fun Out of It.

Our Favorite Adventure Month Is Happening Right Now. Here’s How To Squeeze the Most Fun Out of It.

Kayak Coffee 09/21/2022 6:38pm

There’s a special span of about six weeks that starts around back-to-school time at some point in August and ends not long after the first frost or snowfall...

My Worst Cup of Coffee Was Also My Best Cup of Coffee

My Worst Cup of Coffee Was Also My Best Cup of Coffee

Shannon Davis 07/20/2022 5:18pm

Camped in Prescott National Forest, we woke just before sunrise and set a large, dented enamel coffee pot over the fire. This rig used to have a percolator,...

Kayak Coffee’s Guide to Car Camping

Kayak Coffee’s Guide to Car Camping

Kayak Coffee 06/02/2022 7:12pm

How to camp in maximum comfort, style, and fun on your next trip Car camping may not feel like a skill that needs some strategery, but it is. Whether...

Hand Grinding Coffee Camping at Fort De Soto County Park

Hand Grinding Coffee Camping at Fort De Soto County Park

Jessica Larson 04/19/2022 1:03pm

One of the first things we do when we arrive at any campsite is determine the water set up.  For this trip to Fort De Soto, Pinellas County Park, we...

How To Enjoy A Good Cup Of Coffee On A Camping Trip

How To Enjoy A Good Cup Of Coffee On A Camping Trip

BEN LARSON 03/22/2022 11:43am

If you are someone who loves to spend time outdoors on frequent camping trips, then you know that you must learn how to savor your sacred cup of coffee...

A Grateful Nod to Mariela: True Steward of Our Planet

A Grateful Nod to Mariela: True Steward of Our Planet

Jessica Larson 10/08/2021 10:52am

Toward the end of the big campout, when some parties had left and some were still packing, I was asked where Mariela was. I looked to find her going to each...

Summer at Riversport

Summer at Riversport

BEN LARSON 07/29/2021 2:58pm

The anticipation is palpable—at least with Felix and Sam. I can tell Kevin is still mixed, but the other two are chatting and breaking down last year’s...