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  1. JP's Coffee Announcement!

    The news is out!  As many of you know, JP’s Coffee in Holland, MI originally became part of the Ferris family in 2014. We are excited to announce that starting early 2018, JP's will undergo a complete remodel and will re-open in the Spring of 2018 as Ferris Coffee—Holland. The shop will remain in its current location with many of the familiar faces and same comfortable culture that have been a part of the café for the last 20+ years. We are excited to expand the Ferris name to Holland and build off of the culture and culinary appreciation of the area. We have worked hard to become a trusted source for delicious coffee and we are excited to bring that into the downtown Holland community. This change will better help to connect the Grand Rapids and Holland regions and will give... continue reading →

  2. Make your Mark: ArtPrize Nine

    ArtPrize season is here and we couldn’t be more ready. ArtPrize Nine is all about honoring the creativity and courage that it takes to make your mark. It takes serious courage to step out and create something, whether it be a painter attempting a new work of art or a barista creating a signature drink. We are here to celebrate those risks and their creative outcomes. 

    As the Official Coffee Sponsor of ArtPrize Nine, we decided to choose our Brazil Primavera as the ArtPrize coffee. This coffee, as its name might allude, comes from the Primavera Farm in Brazil. They, in their own way, have taken courageous steps as they have become one of the most sustainable farms in Brazil. They recently won third place in the 2016 Sustainable Farm Awards for “Most Sustainable Farm in Brazil” for their efforts... continue reading →

  3. New Coffee Packaging is here!

    Our new packaging is easy on the eyes and it provides us with the opportunity to give you an incredible coffee experience. Not only will it house the coffee you love and keep it fresh, but this packaging is made with the intention of sharing the stories behind the beans.

    So, what exactly changed? The answer is…everything! (except the delicious, freshly-roasted coffee inside the bag, of course). We chose a 12 oz. block-bottom bag that stands up naturally, making storage a lot easier. We also transitioned to a zipper seal as opposed to a tin tie. This will help keep your coffee at optimum freshness—even after the bag has been opened! We also updated the messaging on the bag to better fit with the relevancy of where our coffee program is today. The back panel puts coffee into perspective with... continue reading →

  4. The Many Benefits of Great Workplace Coffee

    Zimmer Biomet

    People spend a lot of time at work—about one third of our lives on average. With such a big chunk of our time devoted to work, more and more businesses are taking strides to find a better work/life balance and keep their employees productive, happy, and challenged in positive ways. According to a recent survey by Statista, 36% of people in the US drink coffee at work. In fact work is the second most popular location (other than at home) to imbibe in our favorite beverage. Many of us have a pretty strong home coffee game. We know how to keep it fresh, use the right grind and measure out the perfect amount for a consistent cup that leaves us ready to tackle the day. What if we could bring that experience to work, where coffee quality... continue reading →