Goat herder in ethiopia. his goats started to eat the berries, they went crazy, at first he thought they were poisonous, realized it wasnt after they were still alive the next day. he tried them, really liked the cherries, he got the feeling of not being tired, he went and spread the word about the magical beans. first people just chewed the berries or leaves, started to be brewed as like a tea, or ground up with animal fat, or brewed to make like a wine, could roast the berry and produce a sweet beverage called kisher. not till the 16th century did they start drinking it like we do. important cause its the first origin of coffee.