Chase Parham Talks with Velvet Ditch Coffee Roasters’ Lesley Walkington on “People I (Sort of) Know” Podcast

Podcast Host Chase Parham sits down with Lesley Walkington, owner and roaster, of Velvet Ditch Coffee Roasters in Oxford, Miss. They record from her roast house, where she creates one-of-a-kind single origin Specialty coffee. Lesley discusses how her passion for coffee turned into a business and what it takes to turn quality coffee beans from around the world into your morning cup. It’s part chemistry, part business and a lot of caffeine on today’s show. You’ll learn a lot about coffee and much more.

Velvet Ditch Coffee is available online at and locally at Sugar Magnolia, Oxford Creamery and Chicory Market in Oxford and Off Beat In General in Plein Air. Free shipping on all orders of more than $45, and the coffee bags come in multiple sizes online.

Chase’s favorite is the Ethiopia Baluu Organic.

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