The latest news and updates from St. Joseph Island Coffee Roasters.
Limited Edition 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY Roast

Limited Edition 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY Roast

Our Anniversary Roast is a single-origin organic Fairtrade coffee from the APECAP cooperative in the Loja, Zamora-Chinchipe region of ... read more

The Winner, Our Anniversary Roast and a Music Festival

The Winner, Our Anniversary Roast and a Music Festival

And the winner is . . . Mark Muschett of Ennismore, Ontario is the lucky winner of our 10 Year Anniversary Giveaway. Congratulations, ... read more

SJICR – A Certified Organic Operation

SJICR – A Certified Organic Operation

Have you heard? Our operation is now certified organic. Since we started up over nine years ago we’ve only roasted organic coffee read more

Cold Brew Iced Tea

Cold Brew Iced Tea

We love experimenting with different flavours of iced tea. This is our favourite way to make it! It's simple and refreshing. We hope ... read more

There’s something we’ve been meaning to tell you.

There’s something we’ve been meaning to tell you.

“Rome wasn’t built in a day.” (i.e. “You can only eat an elephant one bite at a time” (what Shane has ... read more

Thumbs Rule

Thumbs Rule

Nearly-sawed-off thumb, thumbs up, green thumb, not-so-green thumb, and rules of thumb. This month’s update definitely has a ... read more

Coffee Stout Chili Recipe

Coffee Stout Chili Recipe

St. Patrick’s Day has been special for us from the start. If you’ve read our story on our website, you know that this is ... read more

We would love your questions/feedback! There’s a prize draw ($75-$87.50 value) so it might be worth reading to the end ;).

We would love your questions/feedback! There’s a prize draw ($75-$87.50 value) so it might be worth reading to the end ;).

Hello. Long time no post, if you know what I mean. You know how it is, right? Life happens and certain things get put on the ... read more

New! For a Limited Time

New! For a Limited Time

Available for a limited time by special order. The bean is unwashed or natural, meaning the fruit (coffee cherry) is left to dry on the read more

Coffee Equipment – Great Gift Ideas!

Coffee Equipment – Great Gift Ideas!

The Kinto Slow Coffee Style Series and the Hario Drippers encourage the kind of coffee brewing experience that we at St. Joseph Island ... read more

Coffee Trees on St. Joseph Island!

Coffee Trees on St. Joseph Island!

I kid you not! We have 5 coffee trees growing right here on St. Joseph Island! Inside our house of course. Last year a woman we met ... read more

Getting Crafty for the Artisan Market

Getting Crafty for the Artisan Market

Cold Brew? Maybe not. Taya Mara and Kit Purnis had a vision to bring together the community “through local talent, artistic ... read more

Spring 2015

Spring 2015

Spring Morning Breakfast Blend French Roast! Look at last year’s dried up fall leaves replaced by fresh spring daffodils. I love ... read more

Birds do it, and Monarch Butterflies do it . . .

Birds do it, and Monarch Butterflies do it . . .

. . . Head south for the winter that is. We’ve got a bit of a bird/butterfly theme going on in our Central and South American ... read more

Maple Syrup Festival 2013

Maple Syrup Festival 2013

If you missed last weekend, you can make the drive this weekend to the Annual Maple Syrup Festival here on St. Joseph Island. Always ... read more

The Mountains and the Trees

The Mountains and the Trees

The Mountain and the Trees (Jon Janes) is coming to the Old Town Hall on April 24th @ 7:30 p.m.  Admission is by donation (suggested ... read more

In the Media

In the Media

Pauline Clark spent an afternoon with us in our Roasting Shack last month learning all about what we do here at St. Joseph Island ... read more

Fairtrade Coffee Wedding Favours

Fairtrade Coffee Wedding Favours

We had a family wedding last month, and of course they used sample packs of Fairtrade Certified coffee as their party favours. This is ... read more

New Peruvian Label!

New Peruvian Label!

Our Peruvian Pangoa coffee has been one of our best sellers from the start, and today we have sent it out with a new label. Alpacas, ... read more

Full Moon Decaf Released Today

Full Moon Decaf Released Today

Look for our new “Full Moon Decaf” officially released today. This newly named coffee will replace our Decaf Peruvian. It ... read more

New! Bio-Fresh Packaging

New! Bio-Fresh Packaging

Our new 454 g bio-fresh packaging has been on the shelves at our  retail locations since last November. Unlike our last bag, this new ... read more

Snowy Seedy Saturday

Snowy Seedy Saturday

When I look out our windows, it’s hard to imagine that Seedy Saturday has already come and gone for 2013. Shane attended last ... read more

Cara Luft is Coming Back November 13!!

Cara Luft is Coming Back November 13!!

Cara Luft was such a hit at our House Concert last November that we have decided to host her at the Town Hall in Richards Landing this ... read more

Sylvan Circle Tour

Sylvan Circle Tour

Looking for something to do this weekend? How about a scenic drive in the country? Saturday promises to be a cool crisp autumn day for ... read more

An Inspirational Tour of Higher Grounds

An Inspirational Tour of Higher Grounds

When we planned our tour of Higher Grounds’ Roastery and Coffee Bar in Traverse City, MI this past weekend we had no idea that ... read more

12-Sided Historical Barn – Farmers’ Market and Opening Ceremonies featuring Sheesham and Lotus

12-Sided Historical Barn – Farmers’ Market and Opening Ceremonies featuring Sheesham and Lotus

We are donating (brewed) coffee for the Saturday portion of the Grand Opening of the Cordukes/Weber 12-sided Barn, located at 1410 ... read more

St. Joseph Island Triathlon

St. Joseph Island Triathlon

It’s not too late to register for the St. Joseph Island Triathlon happening Saturday, August 18th. We’re donating 400 ... read more

Is it really mid-August already? Harry’s Bummer Summer

Is it really mid-August already? Harry’s Bummer Summer

This picture was taken last spring, but it seems like just yesterday. Harry had rescued this black-capped chickadee who was stunned ... read more

Sloop, There It Is!

Sloop, There It Is!

We headed to Fort St. Joseph for the opening ceremonies of the The War of 1812 Bicentennial last month and managed to snap a few photos read more

David Francey – Saturday, July 28th at 7 p.m.

David Francey – Saturday, July 28th at 7 p.m.

 This Saturday, July 28, at 7 p.m., David Francey will be performing on the new timberframe outdoor stage at the Centennial Grounds in ... read more

A Fresh Look to our Website, and a New Newsletter from St. Joseph Island Coffee Roasters!

This week we are starting our weekly newsletter, summarizing the most recent posts from our blog. If you received this message in an ... read more

Come Tour The Welcome, the First Armed Sloop on the Great Lakes

Come Tour The Welcome, the First Armed Sloop on the Great Lakes

A replica of the first armed sloop on the Great Lakes, “The Welcome”, will be docking at the Richards Landing Municipal ... read more

New! Peace Blend for War of 1812 Celebrations

New! Peace Blend for War of 1812 Celebrations

Our new Peace Blend was created for the War of 1812 Bicentennial to celebrate 200 years of peace, and features a drawing by our ... read more

Serendipi-TEA

Serendipi-TEA

Our friend, Åsa, did not know that she would be put to work for the morning when she dropped by our place yesterday. Shane and I were ... read more

Algoma Trad

Algoma Trad

AlgomaTrad is now accepting registrations for the best Family Music and Dance Camp in all of Ontario taking place on St. Joseph Island ... read more

New! Spring Morning Breakfast Blend

New! Spring Morning Breakfast Blend

Our third seasonal coffee is on the shelves this week. Its label features another painting by Heather, “Otter Lake Road”. ... read more

St. Joseph Island’s 45th Maple Syrup Festival

St. Joseph Island’s 45th Maple Syrup Festival

Mark your calendars for this year’s Maple Syrup Festival, Saturdays and Sundays, April 7th and 8th, and April 14th and 15th. This read more

Spring Has Sprung

Spring Has Sprung

Changing Weather It’s hard to believe that just a week ago we were cross country skiing. Now, all the snow is melted, and ... read more

The Story Behind Our Peruvian Pangoa Coffee

The Story Behind Our Peruvian Pangoa Coffee

As I dig my fingers into the soil this spring, I have been thinking a lot about the farmers who grow the coffee that ends up in our ... read more

St. Joseph Island Coffee Roasters Profiled in Island Clippings

St. Joseph Island Coffee Roasters Profiled in Island Clippings

We’re pleased to be profiled in Island Clippings. read more

Article about us in Soo Today

Article about us in Soo Today

We’re pleased to be profiled in the Soo Today. read more