In The News
4 Things to Know About the Craft Coffee Craze
"Peace Coffee CEO Lee Wallace says the growing trend means customers are paying more attention to what’s in their cup. “People are less just thinking of coffee as a bolt of energy,” she says. “People are more intentional about their coffee, rather than drinking just what comes out of the gas station pot.”.....
Business Insider: Best Coffee Shops in the US
"Peace Coffee, which has several locations in Minneapolis, is a fair-trade coffee company that buys organic beans straight from the source. The result is a delicious, fresh, and sustainable product..."
Roast Magazine: Consumer Group Fair World Project Rates the Buying Practices of 19 Companies
"Peace supports initiatives in coffee growing communities, such as addressing the devastating effect of leaf rust, and supports local causes; Peace delivers coffee locally by bicycle and engages in other initiatives to become environmentally sustainable..."
Heavy Table: Lakewinds Food Co-op in Richfield
"At an in-house Peace Coffee cafe, jittery soon-to-be baristas are in training (and already well-trained, if a rescued practice coffee is any indication). This will be Peace Coffee’s second location, and the first full-service coffee bar operating inside a co-op in Minnesota..."
Star Tribune: Lakewinds Food Co-op Opens Third Store
Business Insider: The 27 Coolest Small Businesses In The Twin Cities
Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota’s famous Twin Cities, have a lot of love for their local culture, from beer to bands to food trucks. Put together, there’s little you can’t find. The Twin City small-business scene is thriving, with everything from an “Alice in Wonderland”-themed Korean restaurant to a custom hair-dye bar to a regional sake brewery. We found 27 cool small businesses that show the best and brightest of the Twin Cities’ innovation and creativity.
The 38 Essential Coffee Shops
The goal of the inaugural Eater National Coffee 38 is to find coffee shops around the US telling those stories and creating a new narrative in the national coffee scene. And of course, they also serve a damn good cup of coffee.
100 Best Companies to Work For 2013
The 100 Best were chosen using data gathered from an anonymous employee satisfaction survey administered by an independent research group. Only the top Minnesota companies as judged in areas such as work environment, employee benefits, and employee happiness were selected for inclusion in the list. Peace Coffee is proud to make this list!
Introducing the Garage Series
Heavy Table: Peace Coffee in Cinemagraphs, Part One