The result of having a neighborhood space and a community of bicycle commuters.

One Cafe Can Change the World

This is part 2 of a 2-part story. You can read part 1 HERE. By Jeremy Martin CJ Speelman came to the Arbor Lodge hoping to carve out a career path in coffee, and though he enjoyed the atmosphere and community feel of the coffee shop, his long-term goal was … Read more →

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10 Minutes With Justin DeWaard

Justin DeWaard General Manager/Director of Coffee Rowster Coffee Grand Rapids, Michigan What other coffee jobs have you had? I started working in 2005 at JP’s Coffee & Espresso in Holland, Mich., as a barista—though Sherry, the manager, will tell you she gave me a job just so she wouldn’t have … Read more →

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A Portland Cafe Builds Its Local Community

This is a two part look at Portland, Oregon’s the Arbor Lodge and its sister nonprofit Vocoform. By Jeremy Martin Scott Davison likes to say that good coffee makes good conversation, and great coffee makes great conversation. For Davison and the Arbor Lodge neighborhood of Portland, Ore., the coffee being … Read more →

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Cooperative members standing on top of the finished product.

The Cooperative Problem and Promise

Article and photos by Nora Burkey Independence in coffee is anything but efficient. Buying from cooperatives, where members must always work and make decisions together, can be something of a statement of solidarity, or a show of political opinion, rather than a choice based on the coffee alone. While producers … Read more →

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10 Minutes With Matt Vassau

Matt Vassau Founder and CEO Driven Coffee Minneapolis, Minnesota What other coffee jobs have you had? My first coffee job was VP of field operations for Espresso Partners in Minneapolis, Minnesota. We serviced and sold coffee and espresso equipment, and I managed the tech force. I later moved into the … Read more →

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Coffee Fest St. Louis Latte Art Bracket is Up!

We can’t wait for Coffee Fest St. Louis May 30–June 1. You’ve probably heard that the city in Missouri is quickly becoming one of the most vibrant new coffee communities in the country, and we can’t wait to see that for ourselves. Check out the recent post we featured about coffeehouses in … Read more →

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