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Love Potion will warm the heart of all coffee lovers

Love Potion will warm the heart of all coffee lovers

Love Potion is the perfect brew for coffee lovers

Love Potion. Grown in the Peruvian Andes. Roasted and blended with love in Toronto. You’ll love it whether made as a filter coffee or espresso. Share it with other coffee lovers for maximum enjoyment.

Fresh? Or Not?!

Fresh? Or Not?!

Fresh… or not? How to tell?

When you’re buying coffee – or wondering if that bag of beans you’ve found in the back of the cupboard is still any good – there are a couple ways you can figure out if it’s fresh or not even before you taste it.

Read on to find out how to tell if your coffee is FRESH… or NOT.

Roadster - summer fun

Roadster - summer fun

Roadster. Fun for the summer.

Our newest seasonal coffee, Roadster, gets its exceptional taste from a Guatemalan coffee. Farmed with care on a small, family-owned farm and medium-roasted to bring out its sweetness and classic styling, this is a coffee you'll love.

Gold is Best. Yes. Ecuador Gold now in season.

Gold is Best. Yes. Ecuador Gold now in season.

Ecuador Gold is Best. Yes.

Ecuador Gold is a medium roast bean from a small collective in the Andes that was started to help the local farmers recover economically after the 2016 earthquake.

Only 20 sacks of coffee were produced last season. We are so lucky that we got our hands on some! And you can, too - but just for a very short time….