5 Independent Coffeehouses in Denver That Get Us Talking
EnCompass, The AAA Colorado Magazine, April 2012
By Tom Hess
Where do you get your caffeine fix? Do you sometimes venture beyond your usual source—the Keurig in the kitchen, the McDonald’s drive-through, or the Starbucks at Safeway?
We’ve noticed independent coffeehouses all along the Front Range gaining notoriety and enticing new customers by offering craft local roasts, alternate brewing methods, milk alternatives (almond, rice and soy), creative menus, local artwork and brainiac, blogging baristas.
So we asked ourselves, what attributes of an independent coffeehouse motivate members of the EnCompass team to venture out?
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This begins National Buy Local Week!
Do you want special and unique gifts for the holidays, then stop into one of your neighborhood shops to do your purchasing. And, of course, take your favorite beverage from your corner coffeehouse.
You may even meet the owner or the artist, or both and get connected to your community.
To discover more about supporting your local economies visit the BALLE Network Website: http://www.livingeconomies.org/node/614.