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Happy Holidays from Pollard Coffee

The holiday season is upon us and now is the perfect time to show your appreciation for that someone special who also happens to love their coffee. I have a lovely assortment of coffee beans in stock, including several new arrivals that just might fit the bill for you. Check out my store to see my offerings and note that I now have several fun hats for sale. This is also a time to give thanks. I am grateful for all the support I have received from friends, family and loyal customers, as I continue to pursue the art of coffee roasting. I appreciate the kind notes, the feedback, and repeat orders - Thank you! In the spirit of giving back,...

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March Featured Coffee — Honduras Santa Elena Catracha Adan

  One of the most enjoyable aspects of being a coffee roaster is getting your hands on extra special green coffee beans and making them available to you to enjoy. This is made even more gratifying when you know that your purchase is helping improve the livelihood of farmers who produced the beans. With a purchase of this month’s featured beans, Santa Elena Catracha Adan from Honduras, you can feel good about the fact that you are helping a farm family in Honduras while sipping a delicious cup of coffee. Adan Hernandez Amaya produced this micro-lot on a 4 acre farm called El Esfuerzo and is one of the farmers selected to work with the Catracha Coffee Company, whose mission...

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Hello and Welcome to the Pollard Coffee Newsletter

Hello, my name is Robin Pollard. As the sole owner/operator of Pollard Coffee, a micro coffee roastery on Vashon Island, I have the unique opportunity to personally connect with each of my customers.  I have no employees, unless you count my two faithful companions – Chester the yellow Labrador and Madeline the Australian Shepherd, so that makes me the order taker, roaster, blender, shipper, and head of customer service. I know all of the coffee bean offerings and their unique flavors like the back of my hand. Think of me as your coffee sommelier.  I look forward to getting to know each other better, learning your tastes and even creating custom coffee blends especially for you. As a thank you for sharing in...

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Summer Coming to an End

Hello Friends and Customers of Pollard Coffee, With summer coming to an end and all the tidying up that comes with it, I thought it a good time to update you on happenings with Pollard Coffee.  It has been an extraordinarily busy past few months with the arrival of new beans and visitors stopping by to check out the roasterie.  I am so pleased to have picked up many new customers and I love catering to their individual tastes and needs. In July, an article titled “Robin Pollard, A Rising Bean Star in Coffee Town” was published in Ozy, the online news magazine.  Shannon Sims, the reporter who is based in Brazil, said coffee is going the way of beer. ...

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