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Recipe: Coffee Ice Cream Pops

Recipe: Coffee Ice Cream Pops

Cooling off with a popsicle in the summer just feels right! But these aren’t your average store-bought, freezer-burnt popsicles; these are homemade using some amazing products from Ferris Coffee. Not to mention they are completely vegan and gluten free. Recipe and blog written by: Maddie Levins-Ireland Picture this: a creamy coffee flavored pop goes for a swim in rich dark chocolate and gets topped off with crushed walnuts for that extra crunch. Are you drooling yet?! This recipe requires just one bowl and a popsicle mold. The hardest part is waiting for them to freeze and trying not to eat...

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Origin Story: Honduras UNIOCAFÉ

Origin Story: Honduras UNIOCAFÉ

UNIOCAFÉ is a producer association in the Ocotepeque region of Western Honduras, and its umbrella organization supports 28 producer groups, representing more than 1,000 coffee farmers. We’re excited to have purchased from the Youth Committee of the Unión de Organizaciones Ocotepecanas de Café (UNIOCAFE) who are participating in the Coffee Kids Program. UNIOCAFE is a producer association in the Ocotepeque region of Western Honduras, and its umbrella organization supports 28 producer groups, representing more than 1,000 coffee farmers.  Since 2007, UNIOCAFE has invested in its producer network by providing training, financing and access to coffee buyers. In 2016, UNIOCAFE expanded its...

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Customer Highlight: Frosty Boy

Customer Highlight: Frosty Boy

In Grand Rapids, the local ice cream parlor is a cherished past time. Likely a corner shop that, for decades, has been serving neighborhood kids (and adults) their favorite indulgent treat: ice cream. Over the years some shops renovate, some hold onto the nostalgia, and most expand their menus; accommodating dietary restrictions, serving locally made goods, and looking for the next big thing. For Frosty Boy, Ferris' Nitro Cold Brew was that *new* special item they were looking for. Frosty Boy, the comeback kid. Locally-owned and operated, Frosty Boy has been a staple in the Creston neighborhood for years. In 2015, after...

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Recipe: Nut Butter Marble Muffins

Recipe: Nut Butter Marble Muffins

With just 11 ingredients, two mixing bowls, and 22 minutes in the oven, these muffins will be on your table in no time and with no stress. Recipe created and blog written by Julia Robleski There is nothing better than waking up to some freshly-baked muffins and topping them with a spoonful of creamy peanut butter. Seriously, name a better duo…I’ll wait! These Peanut Butter Chocolate Marble Muffins are simply life changing. When my friends tried these, they said that they were one of the best things we’ve baked so far! They’re fluffy, chocolatey, and have the perfect peanut butter flavor...

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