Blog

  • Holiday Hours 2016

    Below are the holiday hours for our office/roastery, Main St. Cafe and West 4th Cafe. If you have any questions or need to get in touch with us, give us a call at the office (604)420 - 4900 or toll free...

  • A Walk in the Forest with Elio and Carlos

    Back on the 1st of May, I took a walk with Arbey Mejia, Beneficio San Vicente’s new director of certified coffees. BSV’s new focus on certifications, especially organic, allows new opportunities for farmers who...
  • Pacamara. Or is it?

    Each year, when visiting Juan Evangelista, he proudly takes us to his nursery. “More Pacamara!” he proudly exclaims. He walks up the steep mountain slope, going at a pace fit for a man less than 1/2 his age. The...

  • Our Bottled Products

    It's been a long time coming, but our bottled drinks are readily available locally in Vancouver. Three delicious cold beverages, perfect for summer. 

    If you are wondering where you can purchase our bottled beverages please get in touch with us...

  • Where Does Deri Come From?

    Sourcing coffee in Ethiopia is like nowhere else. There are multiple supply chain systems at play. Before I get into anything else, here are a couple examples to bring you up to speed:

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  • Guatemala Poaquil

    For some coffee we buy, a single smallholder producer is featured and separated as a single origin. For much of it, however, we rely on growers who often have less than a handful of hectares, and sometimes the land area...