How coffee shop music affects your mood

Ever wonder how some stores have the ability to somehow get you to end up with more in your cart than you originally planned? There are many factors that can contribute to this: The way items are displayed on the shelf, the eye-level in which they are displayed, the lighting in the store, and so [...]

By |2018-07-13T17:40:41+00:00July 25th, 2018|Coffee, Coffee Shop, Community, Crafting, Farmer First, Roastery|Comments Off on How coffee shop music affects your mood

What does the type of coffee you drink say about you?

Drinking coffee is good for you. Not only can a few cups a day lower your risk of a heart attack, even smelling coffee can make you less stressed out. And the type of coffee you drink? Well, that can actually say a lot about you. Thanks to the folks at the Coffee Tasting Club, we have a (somewhat [...]

By |2018-07-13T17:10:38+00:00July 13th, 2018|Coffee, Coffee Shop, Community, Crafting, Farmer First, Roastery|Comments Off on What does the type of coffee you drink say about you?

Benefits to a coffee shop business meeting

Are there benefits to holding your business meeting at a coffee shop? Turns out…yes! The location in which you hold a business meeting can affect how that meeting goes. People’s moods, their likelihood to be more agreeable (or not), how they interact with others – all the parts have the ability to change based on [...]

By |2018-05-02T12:56:06+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Coffee Shop, Community|Comments Off on Benefits to a coffee shop business meeting

Father’s Day Gift Ideas for the Coffee Lover

Looking for the perfect Father’s Day gift for the coffee-loving father in your life? You’ve come to the right place! We’re here with some creative, affordable and small business-made products that Dad is sure to enjoy. Check these out… If Dad hasn’t already experienced the magic of YETI drinkware, this might be the time. Who [...]

By |2018-05-02T12:45:04+00:00May 7th, 2018|Coffee Shop, Community|Comments Off on Father’s Day Gift Ideas for the Coffee Lover

The Trends of Coffee Consumption

The National Coffee Association (NCA) report on American coffee consumption in 2017 shows we are one very caffeinated nation. This might not come as a shock as we see Starbucks and other coffee chains, along with local coffee shops, as staples in nearly every city in America. What is surprising is the type of coffee we’re drinking. [...]

By |2018-03-05T14:23:14+00:00March 21st, 2018|Coffee, Coffee Shop, Community, Crafting|Comments Off on The Trends of Coffee Consumption

Benefits of Learning a Trade Skill

We understand that the skills of a knowledgeable and experienced barista are highly important to the success of our business. From a basic understanding of coffee to production, processing and roasting, to extraction and brewing, etc., this is a well-practiced trade skill. You may not realize this, but demand for skilled workers has been on [...]

By |2018-03-05T14:06:46+00:00March 7th, 2018|Coffee, Coffee Shop, Community, Crafting|Comments Off on Benefits of Learning a Trade Skill

3 Reasons You’re More Productive in a Coffee Shop

By: Jared & Lora Stayton Freelancers have a reputation for working from quaint corner cafes, ear-phoned and typing away on MacBooks in jeans and sneakers. Is it the attraction of a constant caffeine supply, or the free wifi that makes independents and other creative types turn coffee shops into their home away from home? [...]

By |2017-12-19T15:50:26+00:00October 18th, 2017|Coffee, Coffee Shop|Comments Off on 3 Reasons You’re More Productive in a Coffee Shop