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COFFEE & MINDFULNESS PRACTICE

2021 has been tough. You don't need us to tell you that. For many of us, this year has taken...

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DECAF DOESN'T HAVE TO SUCK

But in many cases, it does. And because it does, decaf and its drinkers have been looked down upon, maligned,...

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World Fair Trade Day

Saturday, May 9th is World Fair Trade Day, a celebration of Fair Trade movement's effort to fight poverty, exploitation, and climate...

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HOW TO: POPSICLES THAT POP!

Summer may be a couple months away, but that doesn't mean we can't channel the relaxing vibes and energy of endless sunshine. To get in the spirit, we're sharing our recipes for coffee and tea inspired popsicles. Freeze a batch to enjoy outside or throw on your favorite blissful tunes and indulge in your living room for a refreshing treat. 

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COLD BREW ICED TEA RECIPES

Spring is here and we can't wait to start sipping on the fresh, fruity and floral flavors of the season. We love cold brew iced tea for the way it brings out the flavor of our favorite teas, with less of the tannins that can make tea bitter and all the refreshment of an iced beverage!

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DIY: COLD BREW CONCENTRATE

We're breaking down how to make delicious and refreshing cold brew concentrate at home. With just coffee, water, something to filter and a little patience, you'll be sipping on your own cold brew in no time. 

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MUCH ADO ABOUT MATCHA

How mutcha do you know about matcha? What is it? Where did it come from? Is it like, basically, green tea? What are the health benefits? 

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THE BLACK HISTORY OF COFFEE

A brief history of coffee's roots in slavery and colonialism and our efforts for forward progress.

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Organic Matters

What does it mean to be Certified Organic? And why does it matter? We run down how organic is the foundation of Groundwork Coffee.

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Seasonal Select: Supernatural

Frightfully sweet with a mystical, almost otherworldly complexity, our Fall Seasonal Select is an ode to all things Halloween. Crafted...

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Brand Refresh

A refreshed brand to match our best-in-class coffee. Since we first opened our Venice Beach cafe doors in the early...

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10 QUESTIONS WITH: PLASTIC BIRDIE, PDX MURALIST

If you've been to our Vaughn Street cafe in Portland recently, you may have noticed the mural on the side...

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INTERVIEW: FIEST, BLACK LIVES MATTER POSTER ARTIST

If you've been in a Groundwork cafe this week, you may have seen the posters up for the taking. The creation of street artist FIEST, we worked together with Artshare L.A. to create, print, and share these posters free of charge with our customers for use at future demonstrations or in their home or office.

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