Many of us believe in the importance of eating organic fruits and vegetables whenever we can. But have you ever thought about how much coffee you drink? And of the importance of your coffee being organic? Coffee is one of the most heavily pesticide sprayed crops that humans consume worldwide, so your choice in coffee may be more important than we realize. Not to worry! Here are six Valley local options:
The Organic Bean Cafe
Organic Bean Cafe is a family-owned coffee shop serving only organic, fair-trade coffee, organic nut milk, and organic syrups. Also offering vegan, gluten-free, and ketogenic option. Plus, the entire shop was built by the owners with repurposed materials and refurbished equipment.
Facebook | 40 N. Macdonald St., Mesa, Arizona 85201
Mama’s Cold Brew
A local Phoenix coffee company, Mama’s Cold Brew serves organic cold brew coffee, paired with hand-crafted creamers, the signature of which is the vanilla sweet cream. Their coffee is brewed for 24 hours in a unique blend of spices.
mamascoldbrew.com | Available around the Valley. See website.
Not actually coffee! Amazingly, Teaspressa is organic tea that’s made like coffee, with a body and robust flavor similar to that of coffee. So, why not give it a try? Get the best of both worlds by enjoying the caffeine kick and fullness of a cup of coffee with the enhanced flavors of tea and all its health benefits.
Teaspressa.com | Locations in Arcadia, Scottsdale, and Downtown Phoenix. See website.
Fair Trade Cafe
Fair Trade Cafe started with an intention to bring fair trade, organic coffee to the Downtown Phoenix Art District. Also serving baked goods, breakfast and smoothies, Fair Trade Cafe is conveniently off of the Phoenix light rail, with easy access to the new bike share program.
azfairtrade.com | 1020 N. 1st Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85003
Since 2013, WhereUBean has been crafting espresso-based drinks using Intelligentsia Coffee’s Black Cat Organic Espresso. Located near Ahwatukee, WhereUBean offers a selection of coffee, organic teas or baked goods.
Facebook | 4804 E Chandler Blvd., Phoenix, Arizona 85048
Bergies Coffee Roast House
Offering a selection of Fair Trade and Organic coffee, Bergies was founded in 2008 by the Bergeson family in Gilbert, and is located in a cottage in the historic Heritage District Of Gilbert. Bergies prides itself on its artisan quality coffee. All beans are Small batch roasted on site by the Bergeson family members.
bergiescoffee.com | 309 N Gilbert Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85234