Welcome to the Barista Talk Podcast

A podcast for those who enjoy stories and want to understand coffee culture. You don’t have to be a coffee lover (although it helps) to listen.

Barista Talk Podcasting

About Barista Talk

Barista Talk is hosted by Laura Stewart. She worked as a barista and a journalist and now shares the secrets of what happens “Behind the Bean” in the coffee industry. This podcast features interviews with customers, baristas, coffee shop owners, growers, and roasters.

2022 Podcast Series:
50 States,
50 Weeks,
50 Coffee Shops

A series featuring a shop owner or barista in every state in all 50 U.S. states. These episodes show the differences and trends across the U.S. and the coffee industry.

This podcast is featured in Barista Magazine and FeedSpot.

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Contact Laura

Ask questions about coffee, the 50 States series, or simply to say hello.
Email: baristatalkshow@gmail.com

Leave a review on Apple Podcasts or Spotify!

Podcast Reviews

What the listeners are saying!

Deanna Camille

“Just listened to the Hawaii episode. Loved learning about Kona coffee as well as the experiences they curate on the farm.”

Edie Sohigian

“Great host, good stories and coffee. Can’t go wrong with that combo.”


“As a coffee drinking former journalist, I can’t love this topic enough. If you’re a fan of coffee, sustainability and story telling, give a listen.”

Grab your coffee or tea

Let’s dive right in!