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Facebook Contest – Win an Organic Coffee Prize Pack

Trees Organic Coffee Prize Pack - November 2015

It’s no secret that we love organic, single origin coffee!! To serve the freshest and best tasting coffee, we roast the beans ourselves in small batches, on premise daily at our Trees Organic Granville Street cafe.  You can enjoy our wide selection of organic coffees at any of our five cafe locations or take out the roasted whole or ground coffee beans for brewing coffee at home.  For the coffee lovers and home brewers, we’re thrilled to offer you a chance to WIN an ORGANIC COFFEE PRIZE PACK in this Facebook contest!


Congratulations to the winner – Michelle Czubaj! Thank you to all participants!

The Prize

Organic Coffee Prize Pack (value $100) from Trees Organic Coffee & Roasting House includes:

4 varieties of Trees Organic Coffee Beans – 200 g each of Peru, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Columbia

2 Trees Organic Gift Cards valued $20 each

2 Trees Organic Coffee Mugs (more…)

5 Tips and Steps for Brewing Better Coffee At Home

Brew at Home - Trees OrganicWhen customers purchase our organic coffee beans for home brewing, the question most frequently asked is about how to make the best cup of coffee. Well, it’s a big question. Therefore, we’ve assembled 5 tips and steps for optimal brewing at home and for improving the flavour qualities of your organic coffee experience!

The jury is still out on the best brewing technique for extracting that heavenly cuppa java. But, it’s safe to say that manual brewing methods provide more quality control of the process; hence, a more flavourful coffee. Still, there is great debate about the best manual method to extract coffee, ranging from pour-over/drip, press, vacuum, pressure to percolate. Not to mention there’s a plethora of simple to sleek brewer devices. But one thing is certain; the material on selecting the most suitable method and equipment is endless. Whether you’re a coffee connoisseur or a regular joe, the method will depend on individual taste and level of convenience. While we support all coffee brewing methods, our focus on this occasion is the popular French press method and its finer points for brewing at home, that is practical, convenient and straightforward! (more…)

Cozy Up With Three Seasonal Lattes

Seasonal Latte - Trees Organic What better way to enjoy the onset of early wintery days than layering up with cozy outfits and cheery seasonal lattes! Inspired by fall’s flavours, our lattes achieve a new level of deliciousness with three delectable choices: Pumpkin Spice, Brown Sugar Cinnamon or Spiced Chai. (more…)

The Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake To Taste This Fall

Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake by Trees Organic

October’s arrival heralds the official start of everything cozy-nice and pumpkin spice. When it comes to desserts, a perpetual fall favourite that you must taste is our current feature: Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake. It captures the essence of autumn comfort and is also ideal as a Thanksgiving treat!

Comfy Pumpkin Spice Flavours

All the comforting flavours of fall are wrapped in a delicious Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake. When you bite into this soft cheesecake, you’ll be greeted with a light, sweet-spicy surprise of real pumpkin and cinnamon flavours including hints of nutmeg, cloves, orange zest and cardamom. A tinge of cinnamon topping adds an earthy elegance, while whipped cream and a caramel sauce are the final touches to this comfy delicacy. (more…)

Best of Vancouver Awards 2015. Best Fair Trade Coffee Roasters

THANK YOU to everyone who voted for Trees Organic Coffee & Roasting House in the Georgia Straight’s Readers Choice 20th Annual Best of Vancouver 2015 awards!  We’re thrilled to have placed in the Best Fair Trade Coffee Roasters category! We love what we do – roasting and sharing organic, single-origin and fair trade coffee with the best possible flavours for your enjoyment – and greatly appreciate your love and support!

Congratulations to all the winners and many thanks to the Georgia Straight for this year’s awards! (more…)

For the Love of Coffee. #InternationalCoffeeDay – Oct 1

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After oil, coffee is the second most globally traded commodity, employing about 100 million people in the coffee business worldwide. Coffee is arguably the world’s most popular beverage. It’s so popular that the first-ever official International Coffee Day will launch on October 1, 2015 as a celebration for coffee appreciation around the world. Up until now, there have been a variety of National Coffee Days, observed anywhere between early April to late September, depending on the country. (more…)

Fall in love with Apple Crumble Cheesecake

With the change of seasons upon us, it’s time to capture the flavours of autumn and fall in love with our September feature – Apple Crumble Cheesecake! It’s hard not to gush over this wholesomely good cheesecake that offers homemade flavours in every bite.

Apple Crumble Cheesecake by Trees Organic Coffee & Roasting House - Vancouver

Thank Goodness for Apples

There’s so much apple goodness packed into this quintessentially fall cheesecake. The Apple Crumble Cheesecake’s crisp sweet-tart character is owed to the fusion of Granny Smith apples with our creamy cheesecake filling, plus cinnamon and nutmeg adds a hint of spiciness. What we love about Granny Smith apples – aside from being particularly high in antioxidants – is that they’re naturally low in sugar giving them a tangy taste that works beautiful in this cheesecake. Pockets of juicy apple chunks are scattered throughout the cake which rests on a graham crumb crust and is topped with a dusting of apple crumble. A drizzle of caramel sauce is the finishing touch to our honest-to-goodness apple inspired cheesecake. (more…)

Keep Calm and Drink Organic Decaf Coffee

Do you want the pleasure of drinking organic coffee without the caffeine pick-me-up or buzz? Don’t lose any more sleep over it and opt for Trees Organic SWISS WATER® Decaf coffee! The caffeine is removed with the only globally branded 100% chemical-free water decaffeination process, and surprise, surprise, the water is not from Switzerland but comes from the Coast Mountains of British Columbia! Here’s the scoop.

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Carry On Enjoying Coffee without Caffeine

Swiss_Water_Primary_Blue_72Some people are more sensitive than others to caffeine and experience variable side effects, such as sleep disruption. With the SWISS WATER® Decaf coffee beans that we offer, you get the best of both worlds. You can carry on enjoying great coffee without caffeine and without compromising the aroma, taste, body, health benefits and organic quality. No decaf coffee is caffeine free, however SWISS WATER® Decaf coffee is 99.9% caffeine free, which is as close as you can get!


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