Compelling Beans

Mark Pendergrast
Issue: April 30, 2014

New York's Finger Lakes region, noted for its scenic vistas and pure water, has its share of activists who want to make sure that there is no hydraulic fracturing for potential gas in the area's underlying shale. Some local vineyard owners are concerned about fracking's effects. So is a cutting-edge coffee roaster who wants you to help prevent it, by buying his Fracktivist Organic Blend. Wine Spectator's Mark Pendergrast explains.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands March 17, 2014.

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