Coffee Roaster of the Month – Little Owl Coffee

I have heard it said many times that the American equivalent to Calgary, Alberta is Denver, Colorado. Two cities located in close proximity to the Rocky Mountains, two cities situated at a higher elevation, and if I am going to add my own comparison to this list…two cities with absolutely incredible specialty coffee communities. I … More Coffee Roaster of the Month – Little Owl Coffee

Coffee Roaster of the Month – Necessity Coffee

Years ago my wife and I were down in Southern California on holidays and we both agreed if we ever moved to the USA, there’s no question the San Diego/Encinitas/Oceanside area would be where we’d want to end up. Beautiful beaches, rolling hills, and near perfect weather all year ’round…there’s few other places on earth … More Coffee Roaster of the Month – Necessity Coffee

Coffee Roaster of the Month – Epoch Chemistry

While coffee competitions certainly seek to advance the credibility of specialty coffee, they most certainly also seek to connect its community. And it is exactly this second aspect that I have truly come to appreciate. It was this past summer at Beanstock Coffee Festival in Vancouver where I had the pleasure of meeting Conor Conway. … More Coffee Roaster of the Month – Epoch Chemistry

Coffee Roaster of the Month – Amends Coffee Co.

Believe it or not, I used to live in Saskatchewan. About an hour away from Regina–the home of Amends Coffee Co. Sadly, back in those days (we’re talking early 2000’s) there was NO specialty coffee culture, at least not that I knew of. Thankfully, as the old adage goes, the only constant is change. And … More Coffee Roaster of the Month – Amends Coffee Co.