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Darrin’s Coffee. Growing for the First Time

Darrin drinking an Americano from a Darrin's Coffee mug

Darrin’s Coffee Grows for the First Time It’s been a pretty wild ride with Darrin’s Coffee since 2010 when I first started roasting coffee in the kitchen with 5lbs of Ethiopian Yirgacheffe Anyway, both of my kids at one point or another have been students at Robey Elementary. As a matter of fact, I’ve been…

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Golden Circle Talk: Nate “The Drink Nazi”

I’m a TED Talk Guy. I recently watched a Ted Talk given by a gentleman named Simon Sinek. He, Simon, spoke about inspired leaders and organizations, and how, what they do, that is so drastically different. Darrin’s Coffee has always been about inspiration, about belief, about passion.  I wrote in a previous post about finding…

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Buying Local Coffee

1. Something different. Local coffee houses provide a variety of products, services, and experiences right in the local community. Many of these are “one-of-a-kind” businesses that provide your community with its own character. (Not any old non-fat sugar free vanilla latte, i.e. “skinny”. You know who you are! And its okay, you can ask for…

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An Employee with the Right Stuff

I would like to believe myself a good employer; flexible hours, fair pay, cool environment. But sometimes, lately, it’s difficult to find the person that has the “right stuff” some would call it an employee. Not, sure what I’m doing, sometimes I wonder if it is the talent pool. I can’t say. Most likely not,…

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