Originally this was part of a longer post from a couple years ago. I came across that old post today about growing your own Arabica Coffee Bean Plant and though; "Wow, I really rambled!" It was long. So I cut the bottom half off and am putting it here in it's own post. :)
While doing research for that old post I saw this book listed; "The Little Coffee Know-It-All". I have no idea if he really knows it all or not... but I thought I'd include it here.
The Little Coffee Know-It-All: A Miscellany for growing, roasting, and brewing, uncompromising and unapologetic
A roaster available for affordable home use (meaning... not hundreds and thousands of dollars) is this one;