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Elia Engberg

Wonderland Park Barista
What’s your favorite fact about coffee?
Scientists have successfully turned ground coffee into biodiesel, so one day coffee may be fueling our cars.

What’s your dream job?
Permaculture farmer, concert pianist, bookstore owner

What’s your favorite pairing with coffee?
An open-faced sandwich! I love topping a slice of sourdough with cream cheese, a hard-boiled egg, tomato, and avocado.

If you could have coffee with anyone, living or dead, who’d it be?
James Baldwin

Where are you to be found when not at Peace Coffee?
Biking or watching nature documentaries

What’s your favorite fashion faux pas to commit?
Overloaded accessories

If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go and why?
Bhutan–it’s a Himalayan kingdom shrouded in mystery and magic, and more than 60% of its land area must remain forested for all future generations.

If someone made you into a cartoon or comic character, what would that character’s most prominent feature be?
Lengthy eyelashes

What is the best bike ride you’ve ever taken & why?
Two days of fall colors, waterfalls, and great friends on the Gitchi Gami State Trail along the North Shore of Lake Superior.

What music keeps you going while at work?
Post-punk, Riot Grrrl, or anything that satisfies my inner teenage angst.

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