Locally Roasted Coffee!
Earth's General Store
Location: CENTRAL 9605 - 82 avenue (Whyte) Downtown: 10150 - 104th St.
Must try: Fair Trade Coffee
Description: Earth's General Store was the first roastery in Edmonton to use exclusively Fair Trade Coffee, they small batch roast out of the Whyte Ave location, you can purchase coffee beans from their bulk selection.
Tea & Coffee Company
Social: Twitter: @teaandcoffeeco
Location: CENTRAL 10561 111 Street
Must try: Many people can't start their day without the Highland Grog, a flavoured coffee.
Description: With over 50 years of experience and a beautiful evolution of its business, Tea & Coffee Company has worked to introduce Edmonton to quality coffee beverages and to ensure bean from the top growing regions are provided throughout Edmonton Cafes.
ACE Coffee Roasters
Location: Moving soon, currently: 10055 80 Ave NW
Must try: Ace's signature Zotti #1 is by far, hitting the nail on the head, when it comes to Italian espresso.
Description: Going back to the roots of coffee roasting, ACE takes a page out of the Italian roasting book and definitely does it justice. With over 25 years of coffee experience ACE roast with the end goal in mind, a great tasting coffee.
Transcend Coffee Roasters
Location: MULTIPLE Argyll: 9869 - 62 Avenue, Garneau: 8708 - 109 Street, Mercer: 10359 B - 104 Street (Lower level), Roastery (appointment only) 7724 - 69 Street.
Must try: The coffee changes often (seasonally) at Transcend, but if they have any Championship Espresso available give it a go. Otherwise, my personal favourite is Los Naranjos, from Colombia.
Description: Transcend Coffee was founded in 2006 with a passion for great coffee and building community. Paul's (owner) passion led to a growing determination to bring better understanding and appreciation of coffee to the Edmonton area. Transcend has grown a lot over the past 10 years, soon opening its new location in the newly developed Ritchie Market.
Location: CENTRAL 11807b 105 Ave
Must try: Micro-lot whole bean coffees, there is always something new and different, see what excites you and if you like it... hope its there next time.
Description: Roasted in a cool warehouse/cafe space with bikes on the walls and ping pong in the background.
Location: Old Strathcona Farmers Market (Saturdays)
Must try: The Cafe A Go Go, a mix of medium Guatemalan and Dark Sumatran, yes please.
Description: Catfish Coffee Roasters are a locally owned and operated small batch coffee roasting company that is environmentally and socially responsible from the beans up. All coffee is organic and 100% Arabica. The addition of a catalytic after burner in the roasting process reduces emissions to less than 10%. Catfish Coffee Roasters supports the philosophy of only offering what is seasonally available to ensure the freshest product for their customers.
Social: Twitter: @RogueWaveCoffee Instagram: @rogue_Wave_Coffee
Location: 10571A 114 Street
Must try: Roasted in small batches, trying one of there pour overs is a must!
Description: Rogue Wave is the newest roaster in Edmonton, with their roastery/cafe just north of down town, your are likely to find one of the owners behind the counter,p pouring their freshly roasted single origin coffees. If you like sweet