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We do all of our roasting in Durham, NC, and since our founding in 1995, we have partnered with organizations and donated resources to causes and organizations that work to preserve and improve our local community.Building a sustainable business is central to Counter Culture Coffee's mission. We strive to be leaders in sustainable coffee and combine our commitment to buying high-quality coffee with respect for the natural environment.

One of the responsibilities of a sustainable business is to contribute in positive ways to our local community, as well as the communities of producer partners around the world. We do all of our roasting in Durham, NC, and since our founding in 1995, we have partnered with organizations and donated resources to causes and organizations that work to preserve and improve our local community.

Thanks,
Nathan

 

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Recent Updates:
We will not be roasting on Friday, April 29, as our staff is traveling to Durham for our new-headquarter's grand opening event and annual company meeting. Please place your orders with this in mind. We apologize for this interruption! Thank you in advance for your understanding. Order received...
Thirty-six coffee professionals from around the country participated in the United States Barista Championships in Atlanta last weekend (April 14–17), a competition presented by the Specialty Coffee Association of America and the Barista Guild of America. Lemuel Butler, Counter Culture Coffee...
We wish all the competitors at the 2016 United States Coffee Championships (USCC) the best of luck! This year, there are 10 competitors in the finals of the USCC using Counter Culture Coffee. We asked them 5 questions to get to know more about the baristas and brewers behind the bar. Here is a...
At Counter Culture, we talk a lot about transparency and partnership in relation to how we buy coffee. Both are essential to improving the quality and sustainability of the coffees we purchase in direct ways: Transparency builds trust and trust helps us build the partnerships that make continuous...
A few weeks ago, I was part of a meeting with other coffee roasters in which one company kept referring to producers as "suppliers." In a strict definitional sense that's true, but the word "suppliers" struck me as negative. I think part of that has to do with my past—I interned in college for a...