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Meister has spent the last 20 years in the specialty-coffee industry both as a professional working in retail and wholesale environments as well as a writer, journalist, and educator whose mission is to prove that increased access to information can be a powerful tool for equity. She has written about coffee far and wide, including everything from the seed-to-cup story to home brewing to industry policies and politics. She is the host of the podcast In Good Taste, which focuses on marketing ethics in the specialty-coffee industry, and is the author of New York City Coffee: A Caffeinated History. 

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