September 2012

Great Tasting Coffee from Cafe Femenino. Mexico and Guatemala

Photo Credit: Cafe Femenino

Everyone at Trees Organic is excited that our recent fundraiser with Cafe Femenino Bolivian coffee raised $800 in one day for the Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre. It’s a big success for a great organization. The DEWC helps more than 300 local women each day.

Vancouverites, please give yourselves a pat on the back for a job well done in helping make our community a better place. We couldn’t have done it without you!

Introducing Cafe Femenino Coffee from Mexico and Guatemala

Here’s the thing: our fundraiser was so successful that we sold out of all of our Bolivian Femenino coffee beans! They’re all gone. But not to worry. We just got a shipment in of Cafe Femenino beans from Mexico and Guatemala and we’ve already started roasting them. (more…)

The Story of Coffee. From Kaldi’s Magic Beans to Fair Trade Organic Awesomeness

Where did coffee come from?  How are coffee beans grown today? How do the beans get from the coffee plantations into the roaster at Trees Organic Coffee & Roasting House — and ultimately, into your cup? Well, it’s a long story. Here it goes…

Kaldi the Ethiopian Goat Herder and the Coffee Tree

Legend has it that coffee was accidentally discovered by Kaldi, a goat herder who lived in Ethiopia. One day, Kaldi observed his herd of goats chewing on red cherries from a tree he had never noticed before. (more…)

Join the Downtown Eastside Women’s Center Fundraiser

Join us for coffee on Thursday, September 20 2012, as all four Trees Organic cafes will donate $1 from every coffee and espresso-based beverage sold to the Vancouver Downtown Eastside Women’s Center. We are also collecting items of clothing and unused toiletries.

Funds raised will help provide daily meals to more than 300 women and children. Please support this good cause! (more…)