September 2013

Trees Organic in Yaletown. Designed for a Vibrant Neighborhood

Trees Organic Coffee Yaletown VancouverYaletown in downtown Vancouver is a popular urban community featuring some of the most trendy shops, restaurants and of course, our cafe at 1391 Richards St. (right near the corner of Pacific Street). Trees Organic moved in here just as Vancouver’s focus on livability really hit its stride, becoming part of the Yaletown neighbourhood as more and more residential buildings going in to revitalize what had once been an historic warehouse district. Now it’s not just a great place for locals and tourists to enjoy a latte as they wander past the old brick buildings and cobblestone pathways — it’s a great place to live, too!

Our Yaletown Trees Organic cafe Manager Michael Bergenheim has been giving out great coffee and service with a smile there for 3 years; he has seen this area transform up close! We chatted with him recently about what makes this spot special: (more…)

Coffee for a Good Cause. Cafe Femenino and the Downtown Eastside Women’s Center

Trees Cafe's DEWC Fundraiser 2013

$1 donated to a good cause for every coffee purchased!

As a Vancouver cafe serving up organic fair-trade coffee since day one, we’ve always been fans of the motto, “think globally, act locally”. Once again, Trees Organic cafes are partnering with Cafe Femenino and the Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre. On Thursday, September 19, Trees Organic cafes will donate $1 from every coffee, latte, cappuccino or other espresso-based beverage you purchase.


Funds raised will go to the DEWC, helping them to provide meals for more than 300 women and children in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. (more…)

Apple Crumble Cheesecake. Simply Yummy for September

Apple Crumble Cheesecake from Trees OrganicIt’s apple harvest time! You’re probably already sipping ciders on your patios in the sunny weather, but we’ve got more apple-y goodness coming your way: September’s feature is Apple Crumble Cheesecake!

Made with B.C. Granny Smith apples and infused with cinnamon, nutmeg, brown sugar and other natural ingredients, this tasty dessert is beloved for its tangy sweetness, subtle spiciness and crumbly-creamy texture. This cheesecake also goes particularly well with our cafe beverages; order a slice of this cheesecake to go with a latte, mocha, cappuccino or one of our regular drip coffees — then just take your time sipping your beverage in between bites of this delicious dessert. (more…)