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Coffee 101. Single Origin Beans

What is the value of single origin coffee? You might as well ask what is the value of single malt scotch or fine wine. Wine connoisseurs often talk about terroir, meaning the flavours imparted by the soil and climate in which the plants are grown (true Champagne comes from grapes grown only in the Champagne

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Organic Coffee Beans from Papua New Guinea

We like to try out new organic coffees from different parts of the world; you can literally taste the difference between the coffee growing regions around the globe. Our newest batch of Organic and Fair Trade Papua New Guinea coffee beans are now being served through all of our five locations throughout Vancouver and Richmond.

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Our Tasty Fair Trade Coffee Reflected in Golden Plates

Once again, we’re pleased to report that our Fair Trade Coffee has been recognized in the Georgia Straight’s Golden Plates listings based on a survey of readers’ choices. We’re proud of our organic, fair trade coffee — which we roast ourselves in our Granville Street location (in case you were wondering why we have a big

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Coffee 101. Harvesting Coffee Beans the Organic Way

Do you know where the coffee you drink at our cafes comes from? Continuing on with our Coffee 101 series (Part 1. Growing Coffee Around the World), we’re looking at how our organic coffee farmers actually harvest the coffee beans that we love. You’ll recall from our article on growing coffee that the actual coffee

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A Doubly-Delicious Deal for Cheesecake Lovers. 2 Slices for $12!

We’re kicking off 2014 with a delicious deal for fans of our famous cheesecakes: 2 Cheesecake Slices for just $12 (valid at participating cafes)! Drop by in the evening and indulge yourself (and a friend?) in one of Vancouver’s favourite desserts. Come into our Granville, Yaletown, Arbutus, or Richmond cafes after 5 pm any day

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Coffee 101. Growing Coffee Around the World

Where does coffee come from? We often get asked about the origin of the coffee we roast and serve at our cafes. There’s a story behind every cup of coffee, from how the coffee beans are cultivated to the soil the coffee trees grow in, local conditions and the people who gather the best beans

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Fall Features Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake and Seasonal Lattes

This October and November, you can enjoy our Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake, Pumpkin Spice Latte, Brown Sugar Cinnamon Latte and Chai Latte at Trees Organic cafes — with seasonally-inspired flavours that we’ve all loved since our childhoods. Our Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake is rich and creamy, with subtle tastes and textures of fresh from the country harvest. If

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The Coffee Flavour Wheel. For Taste on the Tip of Your Tongue

Why do we serve coffee made from organic fair-trade, single origin coffee beans from Colombia, Ethiopia, Mexico and a range of exotic countries? Why not just stick to one or two countries and keep it simple? Because the unique origins of our coffee let us serve you a wider range of flavours. It’s totally fine

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Italian Cream Soda is Back for the Summer!

Summer hasn’t started yet, but we’re celebrating early with our Italian Cream Soda, a refreshing, creamy fruit drink that our customers find — and I quote — “yummy!” Once again, we’re doing something different, making Italian Cream Soda in 4 delicious flavours: Raspberry, Strawberry, Watermelon and Peach-Mango! To make an Italian Cream Soda, we mix

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