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...

The Customer Experience

When I decided to open up Darrin’s Coffee, I never wanted to have, dare I say a nerdy coffee shop that delivered some really great drinks but made the customer feel like a moron. Going to a coffee shop to get a cup of Joe, shouldn’t feel degrading. But I get the...

Our Drinks

I figured I would spend a little bit of time this post to tell you about some of Darrin’s Coffee’s drinks. There’s a method to my madness. Hopes this explains a bit as to why we have these particular drinks on the menu. The Grasshopper The first of...

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...

A Positive Marker

Today I went to visit Tin Comet Coffee. I like going to Tin Comet for a number of reasons. But, primarily I stop by for a visit, its to see all of the positive things a brew.  The MIT Media Lab project “You are here”, is a study that tracks “Positive...