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Coast Summer Blend Raises over $2K for the Bike Más Project

Coast Summer Blend Raises over $2K for the Bike Más Project

We recently wrapped up sales of our summer coffee blend, Coast, which is a partnership with Norte! Youth Cycling, raising funds for their super awesome bike-themed after-school program, the Bike Más Project. This year, sales of Coast generated a $2,039 donation to the BMP from Higher Grounds. Norte's program director,...

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Higher Grounds in the News!

Higher Grounds in the News!

Photo credit: Diana Zeyneb Alhindawi for The New York Times //   We may be just a small group of people doing our best to craft delicious coffee here in northern Michigan, but the impact of our sustainable trading model reverberates beyond our region. Our purpose is to cultivate human potential...

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The Roast with the Most

The Roast with the Most

Coffee roasting is a delicate art and a complex science. Over the past decade plus, we’ve grown from two people using a borrowed roaster and packaging coffee in a basement into a full-blown roaster-retailer with a team of 20 who work tirelessly to share our farming partners’ exceptional coffee with the...

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