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It’s important for us to say that you absolutely don’t need fancy equipment to make good coffee. If you’re just starting out on your coffee journey, just use whatever you have available to you. And if you want to upgrade, continue with something simple.

We recommend either the AeroPress if you like espresso-style coffee with a lot of body or a pour-over like the Chemex or the V60 if you like more acidity.

The coffee used, the water quality and your technique are just as (if not more) important than the gear.

Tip: Most likely, the best thing you can do for your own coffee experience is to grind your coffee beans yourself instead of buying pre-ground coffee.


Pour-over coffee


Travel-friendly espresso maker

Baratza Virtuoso+ Coffee Grinder

Great value

Baratza Encore

Go-to entry level grinder

Hario V60

Ceramic Pour-Over Coffee Dripper

Hario VST-2000B

Coffee scale and timer

Hario Gooseneck Kettle

Pour-over mastery

Hario V60 Drip Station

Keeping things in order


Classic french press


Entry-level espresso and cappuccino maker


Great value for the serious amateur


Silence of the Songbirds

Bridget Stutchbury

Nature’s Best Hope

A New Approach to Conservation that Starts in Your Yard

Bringing Nature Home

How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants

Uncommon Grounds

The History of Coffee and How It Transformed Our World

Craft Coffee

A Manual: Brewing a Better Cup at Home

The Blue Bottle Craft of Coffee

Growing, Roasting, and Drinking, with Recipes


The Fundamentals for Brewing a Delicious Cup of Coffee


Better Coffee At Home

The World Atlas of Coffee: From Beans to Brewing

Coffees Explored, Explained and Enjoyed


A Handbook for the Regeneration

The Soil Will Save Us

How Scientists, Farmers, and Foodies Are Healing the Soil to Save the Planet

Trees of Power

Ten Essential Arboreal Allies

Coffee documentaries


A Film About Coffee

Uncommon Grounds

For the Love of Coffee

The Coffee Man

Other documentaries


A Plastic Ocean

The Cloud Forest



Call of the Forest

Chasing Ice

Before the Flood

Racing Extinction

The Cove

Intelligent Trees

The Birth of Saké

Planet Earth II

The Game Changers

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