Local Pumpkins For Lattes
Here at Peace Coffee, we talk a lot about the connections in your cup, and our mission to connect those who drink the coffee with the ones who grow it—but have you ever wondered who put the pumpkin in your Harvest Moon Latte? This year we're going straight to the source for our fall staple flavor, bringing organically grown pumpkins to town from our friends at Big River Farms CSA. A proj…
Fall is in the Air
We've noticed a little chill to early mornings lately and we've updated our menu to reflect the bittersweet fact that fall is on its way. Think crunchy leaves, back-to-school, and all-American specialties like apple pie—we've got your seasonal cravings covered. Harvest Moon Latté “Shine on, shine on harvest moon up in the sky,” goes the old song, and, even if you find …
Peace Coffee on a Stick 2015!
Let's get together, yeah yeah yeah! It's our favorite time of year! We are privileged to be partnering with Renewing the Countryside again this year in the Healthy Local Foods Area of the Eco Experience. We will be highlighting a different farmer cooperative each day by brewing their delicious coffee and sharing it with the fair-going masses. Beginning at 9:00am every day of the fair there wi…
DeRusha Eats: Peace Coffee
In case you missed it live, WCCO Channel 4 aired a great piece on Peace Coffee during their Midmorning broadcast last week. It was part of Jason DeRusha's (local TV personality, food writer and all-around pleasant human) "DeRusha Eats" series.
Cupping in the Congo
Anne Costello, Peace Coffee Director of Coffee
Earlier this month, I visited the Democratic Republic of Congo to participate in the Saveur du Kivu, the first specialty coffee cupping competition in the DRC. As a result of years of intense conflict and violence where millions of people lost their lives, the coffee market had fallen into a drastic decline. In the mid 1980s, the region produced an estimated 30,000 tons of green coffee; by 2012…
We were happily invaded by local food blogging troupe, The Heavy Table, two weeks ago for a night of unscientific Yeti Cold Press experiments. Read here the results of our journey together. A huge thank you goes to our Head Barista, Jackson, for guiding the team through the ins and, mostly, outs of cold coffee concocting. We are partial, but Jackson's contribution, the Nashville Slammer, is qui…
Memorial Day has come and gone and summer is finally here, so we're taking that as our invitation to pour a fresh menu of seasonal drinks. Guaranteed to be as fresh and breezy as the white linen suit you're now permitted to wear. Café Horchata Relax and refresh with a Café Horchata, our interpretation of the classic Latin American drink spiked with cold brewed coffee. Rice, almo…
Brunch Home Run
Brunch anyone? We trekked over to St. Paul last weekend to celebrate the inaugural event at the sparkling new CHS Field at Lowertown Ballpark. Grill Fest was put on by Minnesota Monthly to celebrate all things summer as we prepare for patio dining and warm morning brunches. What could go better with a summer brunch than our Yeti Cold Press Coffee? How about making it into one of two delicio…
Peace Coffee Opens an "Office" Downtown
Something exciting is brewing in downtown Minneapolis: we've just opened our second shop. This one's on the skyway level of the Capella Tower, complementing the lower level coffee bar that opened late last year. This new space brings exceptionally crafted Peace Coffee beverages, and our bright campy style together. We've collaborated with an all-star cast of local artists and designers t…
Ready for a cup of Spring?
We're optimistic that Spring will be back some day. So optimistic that we're rolling out the Spring drink menu at all our coffee shops. Come by for a taste of these specials, even if you're still wearing a winter parka. Roman Holiday Inspired by the classic movie, this is the sort of drink Audrey Hepburn, or any other princess on an incognito adventure might enjoy. Espresso muddled with candi…