Ever wonder just who it is that packs all those beans, who schleps those massive trailers, answers the phones, or keeps the books? This is our crew!
We've got different taste in music, different daily tasks, but a shared passion for coffee as a force for more deliciousness and more justice in the world.
Think you have what it takes to join us? Click here to see current openings.
Capella Tower Barista
What's your favorite fact about coffee? I love how ritualistic coffee is. Something that most people drink in a stupor still waking up in the morning or as an afternoon pick-me-up that breaks the monotony of staring at a computer screen. I've made countless friends over cups of coffee and the comfort that comes with a warm (or cold) beverage seems to be universal around the world. What's …
Wonderland Park Barista
What's your favorite fact about coffee? Coffee was the first product to be freeze-dried in the 1930s. What's your dream job? Professional animal cuddler/BFF. What's your favorite pairing with coffee? Three to five donuts, all for me. Alone. Where are you to be found when not at Peace Coffee? In bed with my cats. What's your favorite fashion faux pas to commit? Socks with sandals, bare …
What is your favorite fact about coffee? It has been found that by consuming caffeine, bees improve their long-term memory. So while it's toxic to other insects, the caffeine found in the flowers of coffee trees actually makes pollinators more likely to return to that plant. How fitting that we have a spring time Pollinator Blend! What's your dream job? To work with a group of peopl…
What's your favorite fact about coffee? There are 1150+ specific flavor compounds found in green and roasted coffee. Which makes me think that when I say coffee tastes 'good' that I am perhaps not giving its miraculous nature due credit. What's your dream job? Aside from meeting Peace Coffee fans new and old and sharing our story...I would give it all up to open a rustic rural bake…
Customer Service Representative
What's your favorite fact about coffee? I’m continually amazed by the lengthy, laborious, time-honored work required to get these precious beans (or seeds, really!) grown, harvested, and processed. Also, I’ve loved learning more about coffee cooperatives and their positive impact on local economy and community. What's your dream job? I think I’m doin’ it! But, if p…
How did you find your way to Peace Coffee? I took a left from my front door to the greenway, followed the path west for about one mile and then another left and there it was the perfect place to work! What's your favorite fact about coffee? Likes to grow in the shade in hot climates, if I was as smart as a coffee plant and lived in the tropics I'd have several of them around to enjoy th…
Director of Coffee
How did you find your way to Peace Coffee? I wasn’t sure what to do after I graduated from college. I remember stalking Peace Coffee’s website… but it took a few more years to get here. I started at an organic certification agency that worked with a few local coffee roasters, then moved onto a green coffee importer, and finally to Peace Coffee! I’m happy to…
De La Paz, Derek
Head Roaster & Quality Control Manager
What's your favorite fact about coffee? Probably the fact that the perception of flavor in a cup of coffee consumed is going to be an original experience for the consumer based on their life experience. That the perception of flavor is one of the most complex sensory experiences, by one of the most complex mammals on the planet. As a coffee cupper and roaster, it is my job to try to naviga…
What's your favorite fact about coffee? My favorite fact about coffee is that it is the second most traded commodity in the universe. Doesn't that blow your mind! What's your dream job if you weren't working at Peace Coffee? Being a head coach of a NCAA D-1 track team. What's your favorite pairing with coffee? Oh boy! If I could have one coffee paired with one food it would have to be …
What's your favorite fact about coffee? Coffee is the world's second most valuable traded commodity, behind only petroleum Tell us something no one knows about your job. I'm still getting used to my new role as Account Manager, so I don't even know what no else else doesn't know about my job! What's your favorite pairing with coffee? My wife, our cats, our backyard, and a nice br…
Lyndale Gardens Barista
What's your favorite fact about coffee? I would die after consuming 56.5 8 oz cups of drip coffee based on my body weight. ???? What's your d…
Wonderland Park Barista
What's your favorite fact about coffee? Coffee was the first product to be freeze-dried in the 1930s. What's your dream job? Professional ani…