24 minutes | Mar 25th 2020

Be careful what you dream (it may come true)

You’ve just achieved a life goal. Now what? Dream bigger? Quit while you’re ahead?When Federico Bolaños fulfills his dream of helping a young Salvadoran win one of the hardest championships in coffee, he wants to aim higher. But his business partners tell him he risks losing their business. What Federico does next will change his life and El Salvador in ways he wants, and in ways he doesn’t. At the end of it all, I ask him: did you make the right choice?———————————Buy your next coffee from a marginalized farmer: https://marginalizedfarmers.org/Leave a review for Filter Stories on Castbox! https://castbox.fm/channel/2604177?country=usSign up to the Filter Stories newsletter here: www.eepurl.com/dD-sY1Recommend Filter Stories to other podcast lovers on Podyssey! https://podyssey.fm/podcast/itunes1428327760-Filter-StoriesGuitar song “Frantic" composed and performed by Håkon Vadet (hawkonn72@gmail.com). Produced and mixed by Ekaterina ZuevaNeed a voice over professional? Visit https://hannahvoice.comFederico Bolaños' new roastery - https://www.instagram.com/alquimiacoffee/Alejandro Mendez's roastery - https://www.instagram.com/4_monkeyscoffee/Sound mixing: Dom Edgley / https://soundfoundryberlin.com/Piano music composed and performed by James HarperFilter Stories logo design: https://headquarters.studio/A big thanks to Federico Bolaños, William Hernandez, Alejandro Mendez, Victor Flores Menéndez, Geraldo DiazEditorial thanks: Hannah Smith, Jasper Marlow, Pia Klein, Adam Harper, Andrew Johnston
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