Squamish-based entrepreneurs Emily Lehnen and Tim Knutton have created a local favorite brand with Counterpart Coffee. We caught up with the co-owners to give us an insight into their roasting journey, the seasonal blends and what makes Counterpart so special.
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Located at the historic Rainier Hotel building, East Van Roasters was conceived as a social enterprise program by the PHS Community Services Society. They make one of the finest coffee and bean to bar chocolate using single-origin, direct and fair trade beans. We chat with Olivia Suddaby – Head Roaster.
Firebat coffee roasters is a family-owned and operated, small-batch specialty coffee roaster based in Oakville, ON. Their journey began in El Salvador with a dream to provide ethically sourced, sustainably grown, and direct-trade coffee to consumers in Canada. Co-founder Gustavo Castelar tells us more.
Kapé ('coffee' in Filipino) is Vancouver's first Philippine specialty coffee brand.
Co-founders Iona and Paola Fresnoza started Kapé as a social venture with a dream to
connect cultures through coffee.
We chat with Iona to learn more about Kapé and trace her journey into the world of
Calgary's only female and LGBTQ+ roasting team founded Motherlode coffee to make a difference by donating to charities that support gender equality. Meet the women behind Motherlode Coffee Roasters - Frieda Cornejo and Karissa Savage.
Meet Matt Johnson from Prototype Coffee. He tells us about his roasting journey, experimenting with innovative processing techniques and gives us some grinding tips.
Rooted in the traditions of a coffee-oriented community, Republica Coffee Roasters strives to provide ethically sourced, fair-trade coffee to consumers across the Greater Vancouver area.