BC Buy Local Week (December 1 - 7) is an annual celebration of local businesses, reminding us about the wonderful products, food & drink and services to support this holiday season. We are spoiled in BC with excellent, locally made products, locally grown food and locally owned companies.
For those who are familiar with the Salt Spring Coffee story, it comes as no surprise that organic farming is part of our company's roots and everyday culture. Our co-founders Mickey McLeod and Robbyn Scott started out as organic farmers with their own market garden on Salt Spring Island, and as part of our 1% For the Planet membership, we partner with a range of non-profit organizations whose mandate is to revolutionize our food system. One such organization is Young Agrarians.
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Quality has always been a cornerstone of Salt Spring Coffee’s values as a artisan roaster of organic coffee. The process started with our founders who in the 1980s grew a large organic garden on Salt Spring Island, and sold their fresh, high-quality produce at the local market. When they began roasting coffee in the 1990s, their taste for the best beans and their values as farmers meant introducing the first […]
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