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ACLU Promotion at Open Eye and Driade


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While things are as busy as ever here locally at Carrboro Coffee, we’d like to take this time to direct your attention towards something more universal. We pride ourselves on being a globally-conscious company, but rarely a very political one, opting to instead focus on people and communities. We would love to spend our days …

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Coco Bean Pop-Up at Chapel Hill Library


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Our stay at the Chapel Hill Library may be over, but you can still enjoy our coffee in the lobby! Today starts Coco Bean Coffee Shop‘s library pop-up! Coco Bean sources Carrboro Coffee Roasters coffee, and we’re excited for them to take a turn. Be sure to go say hi, grab a book, and enjoy our …

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Pop-Up Cafe at the Chapel Hill Library


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We’re excited to announce that Carrboro Coffee will be participating in a Pop-Up Cafe at the Chapel Hill Library’s “Coffee at the Library” from January 11-24! Carrboro Coffee has been asked to help the Chapel Hill Library assess demand for, and impact of, coffee being regularly served in their lobby. We’ll have a cart set up where you …

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Special Screening of The Coffee Man


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For those of you who are interested in learning more about specialty coffee and the Word Barista Championship, we’ll be hosting a special screening of The Coffee Man at Open Eye Cafe on October 7th at 7:30pm. This film follows 2015 World Barista Champion Sasa Sestic from the birthplace of coffee in Ethiopia to Seattle, …

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Winner of the Open Eye T-Shirt Contest!


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We have a winner, folks! Firstly, a huge thank you to everyone who submitted and voted in our Open Eye Cafe T-Shirt Contest. We’re lucky to live in an area full of people who are willing to share their talent with us, and we’re thrilled that so many people wanted to participate both with submissions …

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CCR at the Asheville Coffee Expo


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Carrboro Coffee Roasters is really excited to be a part of the first-ever Asheville Coffee Expo! Join us on International Coffee Day, October 1st, from 10am-2pm at PennyCup Coffee Co’s roasting facility in the River Arts District in Asheville, North Carolina. This free, family-friendly event includes a latte art contest, cappuccino competition, a free-style espresso …

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Scott Conary is this year’s head judge for the Good Food Awards!


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Scott Conary, president of Carrboro Coffee Roasters, will be serving as the head judge for all coffee submissions to this year’s Good Food Awards—the only initiative to recognize craft food and beverage production that excels in both taste and sustainability. Conary will be managing dozens of judges for over 200 coffee samples over a two-day …

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Night Train Coffee IPA


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Our most recent collaboration with Steel String Brewery has been to bring back the popular Night Train Coffee IPA! The piney, grassy hops are paired with earthy, molasses and citrusy coffee notes from our Roastery. This collaboration was created with the band Teardrop Canyon in mind, and the release was timed with their opening show …

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The Politics of Myanmar’s Coffee Industry


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Carrboro Coffee Roaster’s president, Scott Conary, went on a several week-long trip to Myanmar this past September to teach and evaluate the coffee industry in the midst of the country’s most important elections in recent history. Read his thoughts on the people, the coffee industry, and the political situation below: “You could sense the collective …

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CCR Goldenbelt Pop-Up Winds Down


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After an incredible year and a half, the Carrboro Coffee Roasters’ Pop-Up Coffee Bar at Goldenbelt in Downtown Durham is winding down, with plans to close at the end of December. The Pop-Up Coffee Bar, a unique combination of Cafe/training space, has served as a launchpad for Specialty Coffee educational outreach across the Triangle, paving …

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