?OCTOBER BARISTA HIGHLIGHT | ??Meet Rachel and her delicious Barista’s Choice drink, the “Sage it Ain’t So,” a maple-sage cappuccino ?☕️? 10% of the proceeds for her drink will be donated to the American Chestnut Foundation . Read more about Rachel, the “Sage it Ain’t So” and her choice of charity below:
Q: Tell us about your baristas choice drink.
A: Sage It Ain’t So: A maple sage cappuccino garnished with sea salt
This cappuccino is a warm welcome to fall flavors and cooler weather. The sweetness of the maple pairs well with the herbaceous sage and a light saltiness really tells your tongue its okay to be basic. Just a real delight.
Q: What charity are you choosing to donate proceeds of your drink to this month & why?
A: The American Chestnut Foundation. They are working hard to return this important native species back into the forests in North Carolina and Eastern US. Why? Because what is fall without leaves and trees? I love trees.
Q: Tell us a fun fact about yourself.
A: I am currently working towards a masters degree in occupational therapy at UNC.
Q: What is your all-time best Halloween costume?
A: A couple years ago I was Scully from the X-files. Proud of that one ?, the truth is out there.
Q: Cats or Dogs?
A: I love my cat but I love all the furry friends.
Q: Beach or Mountains?
Q: What’s your favorite drink to order in cafés right now?
A: Chai lattes and hot cider. Love all those fall flavors!
Q: What book(s) are you reading right now?
A: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince & Mating in Captivity by Esther Perel
Q: Favorite alt. Milk?
A: Oat or coconut
Q: Go-to Latte art?
A: A nice fern
Q: Favorite herbal tea?
A: Eight herb 4 lyfe
Q: Favorite Carrboro Coffee Roasters coffee?
A: Ethiopia Ardi and Saul Melara El Pinebetal