here are some home coffee roasting links: www.sweetmarias.com - where i started buying coffee from and might buy some robusta beans
http://www.homeroaster.com/intro1.html - i want to build the bbq roaster...
http://www.coffeekid.com/ - good info
http://www.coffeegeek.com/ - check hear before buying any coffee equipment!
http://www.quiknet.com/~frcn/Coffee/Coffee.html interesting espresso stories..


http://www.cosic.org/ - coffee science information center

and this is where i got my coffee:
http://www.heritage-coffee.com/

i bought a rancilio sylvia on ebay. my dad bought an automatic Solis Master 5000 from these guys:
http://www.1st-line.com/

i was really impressed with the automatic saeco machines. i came real close to buying one but i liked the stainless steel boiler of the rancilio better. it's more like a commercial machine.