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Boozy Coffee Cocktail Recipes

Boozy Coffee Cocktail Recipes

Elevate your next party with these easy, coffee-infused cocktail recipes! All of these recipes feature our specialty coffees from around the world. Choosing a light, medium, or dark roast will change flavor profiles, but trust us when we say you wont be disappointed with any of these cocktails. Get ready to impress friends and family as the new resident mixologist and coffee connoisseur! And for those looking for virgin cocktails, we got you covered with some tasty solutions! There's now a number of zero-proof choices available at stores and we've found these substitutes to be equally delicious: Bourbon or Whiskey 1....

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Coffee Terms: What is a Q-Grader?

Coffee Terms: What is a Q-Grader?

"Q-Grading" is a term used a lot in the specialty coffee world, so what is it exactly? Today we're going to break down what it's about, how people become certified, and the significance of what it all means. Luckily for us at Ferris, we have two staff members who are certified and can explain it all for us.

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Origin Story: Honduras UNIOCAFÉ

Origin Story: Honduras UNIOCAFÉ

Since 2007, UNIOCAFE has invested in its producer network by providing training, financing and access to coffee buyers. In 2016, UNIOCAFE expanded its programs to focus on empowering youth, promoting gender equity and addressing climate change — and were identified as an ideal group for the Coffee Kids program to team with. Currently, UNIOCAFE provides young producers with best-practices training in coffee cultivation, cupping and coffee quality, as well as processing and preparation for export. At the same time, the youth are learning how to develop strong organizational and business skills.

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Café News & Updates

Café News & Updates

Ferris Coffee & Nut Co. has made the decision to close two Grand Rapids café locations. Downtown is now closed while West Side will remain open through May 22nd. While these cafés close, Ferris turns their attention to their main location on Seward Ave. with plans to expand the retail and café space at their headquarters. While this decision wasn’t one we made lightly or easily, it’s the one we’ve arrived at. Since our move to our main location on Seward Ave. in 2018, our cafés throughout the city have remained as landmarks for our customers to visit and enjoy. These...

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