Stories


Incoming!

Jason Griest |
Starting in May & throughout the summer months, the “fruits” of all of our joint efforts with our Partner Producers in Central America and Ethiopia will start hitting the shelves and our online stores. First up will be this year’s lots from Loma La Gloria in El Salvador. Producer Anny Ruth Pimintel has become a Read More

Tis The Season

Jason Griest |
May traditionally marks the start of weekly Farmer’s Markets outside of our Capitol Mall & 40 Acres locations & this year is no exception. Be sure to grab some beans or breakfast (or both!) on your way to the market every Thursday at the Mall & every Saturday morning in Oak Park. May also brings Read More

We’re Number 1!

Jason Griest |
We’re proud to announce that our Brazil Sao Bento coffee recently received the highest score in Coffee Review’s recent article highlighting the state of Brazil’s specialty coffee industry. The 93pt. rating was tops among 60 submissions from top roasters all over North America and East Asia. In addition to the top rating among Brazil coffees, Read More

Ethiopia

Jason Griest |
In early February, I was lucky enough to get invited on a trip to the Motherland of coffee – and possibly humanity – aka Ethiopia. This was my first trip to Africa, and after reading so many books and other coffee professional’s travelogues, my anticipation and excitement of seeing wild coffee in its birthplace in Read More