Issue 21 / FIRE Roasting, passion, anger, alchemy, burnout - FIRE can mean so manythings within the context of the coffee industry. This issue explores it all, with submissions by creative coffee professionals from around the world. We go furtherinto the flame with 7 feature articles (the most of any issue ever!) on topics of being a traveling punk musician, union busting and perseverance, coffee's relationship to addiction, a roaster's story of stoking their small yet resilient fire, coffee as morning alchemy, a warming climate, and functional fitnessfor coffee roasters. This issue also features an extended Coffee People Music / Roaster's Edition, which links to the curated Spotify playlist with 23 songs by roasters and folks who work in roasteries.