Ferris Blog

  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... continue reading →

  2. The Art of Ferris: Alicia Miracle

    With ArtPrize in full-swing, we’re feeling pretty artsy. The main theme of ArtPrize Nine is having the courage to make your mark, whether that be at work or in your everyday life. We decided to look within our company to see what kind of art is being made by our employees every day! At Ferris, many of our team members are artists whether they know it or not. Pouring lattes, making gift baskets, roasting, shipping/receiving—each position is its own unique form of art. It takes courage for these people to do what they do each day and it keeps Ferris functioning. A lot of our employees are artists outside of work as well, with skills ranging from photography to music. We decided to... continue reading →

  3. 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... continue reading →

  4. Matcha Smoothie Recipe

    Matcha green tea has endless amazing benefits. It has been known to help improve brain function, increase overall physical health, aid in weight loss, and the antioxidants in green tea help lower your risk of getting cancer. The cherry on top of all of these great health benefits is this: green tea actually tastes good. In fact, it tastes delicious!

    Thats why we fell in love with this Matcha Smoothie. The light sweetness and full body of the matcha balance perfectly with the rich flavor of the almond butter and make for an amazing (and healthy) breakfast smoothie!

    Matcha Smoothie

    Ingredients 
    1 frozen banana
    1 cup milk or non-dairy alternative 
    1 tsp matcha powder
    1 TBS Ferris almond butter 
    1 TBS Ferris shredded coconut
    ½... continue reading →