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Topic: Collecting, Saving, etc. (2 msgs / 59 lines)
1) From: Paul Carder
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I've been homeroasting a little under 4 years now and have been a Sweet =
Maria's customer somewhat less than that. I've bought good beans =
elsewhere, but since I've become a SM customer, my taste buds tell me =
that Tom consistently supplies us with the best greens available for =
home roasters. He now gets 90% + of my bean business. I've decided that =
when I purchase 5 lbs or more of a bean, I'm going to vacuum seal a =
pound of it and stash it away in my gun safe. When an urge for that gone =
forever bean hits me, I'll have a lb to rekindle that lost love! I have =
a FOODSAVER sealer and use thier bags. What I want to know is how long =
can a good green stay vacuum sealed before it starts to go down hill? My =
safe has a dehumidifying system so it doesn't get damp and moldy. Any =
advice from all you listers would be most appreciated. 
Regards, PAUL CARDER

2) From: miKe mcKoffee
Since greens vac' sealed environment humidity irrelevant. Room temp 1 maybe
2 years at a stretch.  If going for long term storage vac' seal and freeze.
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	I've been homeroasting a little under 4 years now and have been a
Sweet Maria's customer somewhat less than that. I've bought good beans
elsewhere, but since I've become a SM customer, my taste buds tell me that
Tom consistently supplies us with the best greens available for home
roasters. He now gets 90% + of my bean business. I've decided that when I
purchase 5 lbs or more of a bean, I'm going to vacuum seal a pound of it and
stash it away in my gun safe. When an urge for that gone forever bean hits
me, I'll have a lb to rekindle that lost love! I have a FOODSAVER sealer and
use thier bags. What I want to know is how long can a good green stay vacuum
sealed before it starts to go down hill? My safe has a dehumidifying system
so it doesn't get damp and moldy. Any advice from all you listers would be
most appreciated. 
	 
	Regards, PAUL CARDER


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