Happy 2019! As we embark on a new year, I thought it would be fitting to talk about new beginnings, specifically how Talking Crow began.
Sitting over a cup of our morning coffee, Eric and I were thinking about a “retire to” career - something that the two of us could work at together and also bring the kids alongside us too, if they wanted. Eric thought coffee roasting was fascinating and it sounded pretty intriguing to me too. We decided to take classes offered by Specialty Coffee Association so that we could learn as much as we could. The classes were offered at the Swiss Water Process plant in Burnaby, Canada, which lucky for us, is a very doable drive away. We were immersed in coffee information from “seed to cup” as they say. Growing, farming, harvesting, processing, exporting, importing, roasting, and brewing - A LOT OF INFORMATION!
Our shop for Talking Crow Coffee Roasters is open at last! After 2 years of working tirelessly, we have at last brought to life our dream. A dream to open a Pacific Northwest coffee roastery focused on Swiss Water decaf coffee (free of all chemicals!).