Roasting up fantastic coffee in beautiful Ft. Collins, Colorado, Harbinger is a roaster with a focus on sourcing diverse coffees from all over the world. They got their start in 2012 as a coffee cart serving pour overs to a loyal following of customers. Today, they have two cafe locations and that following has grown exponentially. Though Harbinger has seen fantastic growth, their commitment to hospitality remains as high as it was back in the coffee cart days.
Queen City is a collective coffee that believes honest relationships, from farmers to consumers, achieve an equitable and sustainable coffee supply chain. Their coffees come from farmers they have direct relationships with and they roast that small batch coffee in the Mile High City - Denver, Colorado.
Canyon Coffee is a Los Angeles based roaster helmed by a couple with a passion for coffee and the ritual that accompanies it. Ally Walsh and Casey Wojtalewicz founded the company in 2016 with the goal of creating their own special offering in the vibrant LA coffee scene.
Iconik Coffee Roasters is a direct trade coffee roaster out of Santa Fe, New Mexico. Their cafes have a unique Southwest vibe and their passion for relationship-based coffee sourcing is apparent.
Reverie Roasters is committed to how they source, roast, and serve their coffee. Their fresh beans come from various origins around the world and are chosen through rigorous sourcing processes. Driven by the wonderful community that gives them their roots, Reverie ignites meaningful connections among team members and customers, creating a place for opportunities to happen, and the community to thrive.
February's coffee came to you from Lost Sock Coffee Roasters in Washington D.C. They are dedicated to developing outstanding coffee sustainably and devote time each day to carefully roasting the beans to accentuate the unique and desired flavors inherent in each coffee.
Our first roaster for 2019 came to you from Mariposa Coffee in Oklahoma City. Mariposa has been a darling of local coffee shops and retailers, but soon they will have a home base that you can visit and baristas you can chat up over a fresh cup. While their name will soon be changing, their commitment to responsibly sourced coffee will remain stedfast, and their unique approach to experiential coffee flavor profiles will no doubt remain intact as well.
December's dispatch was a whole bean coffee from Apothecary Coffee Co. located in Georgetown, Texas. Roaster/Owner Garrett Hill specializes in offering fair trade and single-origin coffees from around the world.
In November we featured a very special offering from Bhavana Coffee. They are an importer dedicated to sourcing specialty coffee from Nepal while helping to create local jobs, improve infrastructure and create opportunities for Nepalese communities. Bhavana has a fascinating origin story that is too long to detail in this brief email, but we encourage you to visit their website and learn more about how founder Jennifer Lan has been inspired to connect the US market with this unique coffee growing region.
We were thrilled to feature Loyal Coffee as our inaugural roaster! They are a fantastic barista-owned and operated coffee company located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The team at Loyal pride themselves on sourcing exciting coffee and roasting it with great care. Their cafe is bright and beautiful and you should definitely check it out if you ever find yourself in downtown CO Springs.