kalima desuze, owner & manager
afro-latinx. womyn. daughter of immigrants. wife. niece. aunt. friend. sister. cousin. reader. writer. dreamer. believer. lover. feminist. social worker. activist. veteran. professor. human. favorite coffee: mocha latte with coconut milk. favorite book: the bluest eye, toni morrison.
ryan cameron, barista
jamaican. husband. brother. musician. chef. introvert. perpetual laugher. athlete. explorer. foodie. uncle. gym rat. die hard manchester united fan. favorite coffee: drip coffee, creamer, & sugar. favorite book: the notebook, nicholas sparks.
sara joy márquez, barista
boriquamericana. sister. daughter. granddaughter. auntie. friend. poet. worker. lover. teacher. survivor. cultivator. contemplator. advocate for embodiment. favorite coffee: pour-over, black. current favorite book: if beale street could talk, james baldwin.
chelsea trout, barista
human. new yorker. woman. girl. sister. daughter. lover. partner. connector. friend. listener. writer. creator. inventor. thinker. advocate for people. feminist. talker. headstrong. business-owner. joker. laugher. dancer. bookworm. favorite coffee: iced coffee with a lil' bit of milk and some sugar. favorite book: americanah, chimamanda ngozi adhichie.
we couldn't have done it alone and the truth is, we would never want to. eternal gratitude to our community who helped us bring a seedling to full bloom.
logo and all print media, chi nguyen
coffee, irving farm roasters
pastries, amy's bread
book suppliers, ingram books