Much Ado About Matcha

February 04, 2020

Learn all about Matcha, the frothy green tea drink.  We explore where it came from, what it is and what it can do for you.

Coffee Spotlight

Gunpowder Organic Green Tea

November 01, 2016

Background: Look closely at this tea and you will see small, round pellets resembling grains of black powder. Also called...

Coffee Spotlight

Earl Grey Organic Teas

October 25, 2016

Background: The British “e” (as opposed to the American “a”) betrays Earl Grey’s English origins. Named after the 2nd Lord...

Coffee Spotlight

Keemun Mao Feng Organic Black Tea

October 25, 2016

Background: Keemun Mao Feng tea has been exclusively produced in the Anhui Province of China since 1875, while its sister tea,...

Coffee Spotlight

Masala Chai Organic Black Tea

October 11, 2016

Background: Wild tea shrubs have covered the Assam region of India since antiquity, and so it is no surprise that...

Coffee Spotlight

Sencha Organic Green Tea

September 27, 2016

Background: The most popular tea in Japan for centuries, Sencha tea is rapidly becoming an acquired taste in the West...

Coffee Spotlight

Jasmine Green Organic Green Tea

September 13, 2016

Background: In the mountains of the Fujian Province of China, night-blooming jasmine flowers have been infused into local tea varietals...

Meet Our New Line of Organic Teas!

September 02, 2016

Much like coffee, the world of tea is constantly changing — which means that we are always evaluating our tea...

Upping Our Market Game

July 22, 2016

This weekend, your Farmer’s Market experience just got more delicious! In addition to serving your favorite coffee and house-made baked...

Clover Organic Farms Now at Groundwork Cafes!

February 15, 2016

Since 1990, Groundwork has made a commitment to serve its community high quality, sustainably sourced, certified organic coffee. In 2015,...

Roaster's Corner

Organic Brazil Fazenda Camocim, Part Deux

April 02, 2015

It seems like just yesterday that I wrote about running to East Bay Logistics to get arrival samples of our...

Big Easy blend, Groundwork’s homage to the City of Saints, is back!

March 20, 2015

Since the Civil War, chicory coffee has been a New Orleans staple and a nostalgic flavor for anyone who has had...