|County Board members Chris Zimmerman and Walter Tejada|
More than 100 people enjoyed the Columbia Pike Branch Library’s Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony Saturday, May 8, exploring the traditional Ethiopian preparation of coffee.
The coffee bean was originally discovered in Kaffa, Ethiopia where it still grows wild today. Neighbors there drink coffee together, and during this traditional gathering an atmosphere of human bonding is created. Family affairs, neighborhood gossip and community events surface and are regularly discussed during the ceremony.
You can see more pictures from today’s ceremony on Flickr. Thanks to everyone who came and made this such a fun event!