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I start my morning every day with a cup of coffee and on September 29 there is a holiday to celebrate the glorious cup o’ Joe. National Coffee Day is Thursday, September 29 and there are a few ways you could celebrate! A couple deals are happening in our area where you can grab a free or discounted beverage or you could explore a new coffee roast and support small businesses.

  • Grab a Free Cup at Many Hands Coffee Co

    Philadelphia-based Many Hands Coffee Co., a triple bottom line coffee company that values people and the planet over profit, announces the launch of an FTO coffee tasting box just in time for National Coffee Day on September 29, 2022. The tasting box comes with five, 4oz. biodegradable and sustainable coffee bags highlighting blends and single origin roasts from dark to light. While the tasting box is only available online, customers can pick up 1-lb. bags at Weavers Way Co-op, Riverwards Produce Market, or at their unique coffee truck parked in front of the Philadelphia Art Museum Thursday-Saturday and at festivals and fairs across the region, and online.

    To celebrate the launch, Many Hands Coffee will give away free cups of coffee for its first 50 in-person customers on National Coffee Day and offer 20% online discount off their entire line of fair trade, organic beans shipped from the coffee belt to PA. Many Hands Coffee products have with the lowest carbon footprint possible and are packaged in biodegradable enviro-friendly packaging. Additionally, the company vows to match all donations made on National Coffee Day to hyper-local community nonprofits they support including Native American House Alliance and Find Your Instrument. Donate here if interested.

     

  • Try a New Espresso Smoothie from Smoothie King

    National Coffee Day Deal: Buy any 20oz. Espresso or Cold Brew blended smoothie before 11:00am for just $5. From 9/29 to 10/2, Smoothie King Healthy Rewards Members Only: Buy any Coffee or Espresso smoothie and earn a reward for a Free 20oz Smoothie

     

  • Try Out a Small Coffee Roaster

    Liberty Beans Coffee Company

    Price: $15

    Liberty Beans Coffee Company is a family-owned craft roaster that cares—offering premium coffee sourced from green importers and farming partners to produce roasts that can be brewed into the perfect cup of caffeinated (or decaffeinated) goodness. The husband and wife team searches the world for the best beans available from coffee-producing regions in Guatemala, Brazil, and Columbia. Both being high school teachers, there is no surprise that the team is committed to serving the community through fundraisers and dedicated donations.

    Congo Arabica Ground Coffee

    Price: $39.99 (6 pack) 

    Delicious and robust coffee is here to change your taste buds! Available in both medium and dark roast, Congo Tropicals’ coffee is harvested from 100% Arabica beans imported from Costa Rica. It is grown using traditional techniques with the latest technology without GMOs to produce the highest-quality organic coffee available!

    • Poas Gourmet (dark roast) – Grown at an altitude of 1600 meters, the prime coffee offers a floral aroma with chocolate hints. It gives a sweet flavor finish, intense citric acidity and full body taste. Tasting points 87
    • Highland Sustainable (medium roast) – Grown at an altitude of 1200 to 1300, the prime coffee offers a soft floral aroma with a dry herb finish. It gives a mild acidity and medium body taste. Tasting points 83

    Nostalgia Coffee Roasters

    Price: $25 (pack of 10)

    Grab a box of Nostalgia Coffee Roasters’ Brew Bags and be on your way to enjoying an epic cup of coffee wherever you go! They’re the first specialty roaster to create its own brew bags (think of it as high-quality coffee in a tea bag). The brand brings convenience and whole-bean taste to coffee lovers and a new way to experience bold, rich flavors. You’ll still get the full jolt of flavor packed into each brew bag, just with no fancy equipment needed – less hassle, more exceptional coffee. The coffee is 100% ethically and sustainably grown and sourced globally. Choose from a medium or dark roast blend. The female owned brand is committed to sustainable business practices, fair wages, putting women in leadership roles, having a diverse team, and giving 5% of revenue back to producers. Drink up!

    Angelino’s

    Prices Vary depending on bagged varieties or Nespresso and Keurig Single Cup Packs

    This family business is passionate about coffee. They want every cup of coffee you sip on to put a smile on your face, warm your heart, and take you on a journey. Every coffee has a story to tell, and many great stories are shared over a cup of coffee. Angelino’s was founded by Kirk Bedrossian in 2002. His passion for coffee began at a young age as he watched his father run his coffee processing business. In 1998, Kirk joined his father on a coffee sourcing trip to Costa Rica and that’s where his love for all things coffee ignited. What was supposed to be a week-long vacation turned into 4 years of traveling alongside his father to coffee regions all around the world. Together, they trekked the jungles of Africa, backpacked through the villages of Indonesia, and voyaged across the Amazon – all in search of finding the best coffees on earth. Available in a variety of blends and flavors in bagged coffees and both Keurig and Nespresso single serve coffees.

    Mark T. Wendell Tea Co.

    Price: 8 oz. Resealable Bag $22.50, 4 oz. Tin $16.00

    Make your own coffee shop staple at home. To create the best tasting Dirty Chai Latte brew some Spiced Masala Chai, add in your espresso or coffee, and top off with plenty of your choice of milk. Mark T. Wendell Tea Company’s chai blend is an uplifting, full-bodied blend of India black tea with masala, cinnamon, ginger, vanilla and cardamom to perfectly pair with your brew.

  • Add Some Fun to Your Cup of Coffee

    Upright 

    Price: $15 for bulk and 12 single-serve options

    Upright is an instant oatmilk alternative that is perfect for adding to your morning brew. Just as nutritious as cow’s milk and more convenient than your average oatmilk product, this brand is perfect for anyone looking for a better option without sacrificing nutrition and taste. With 8 grams of oat protein in every serving and added vitamins and minerals like calcium, vitamins A, B12, D, and plant-based prebiotic oat fiber, Upright is the expert-approved oatmilk choice. Plus, you can replace your processed creamer—Upright comes in vanilla and chocolate flavors to sweeten up your cup.

    Friendlily Press

    Price: $15

    Pair your favorite coffee with a Beverage Mixing Sticks from Friendlily Press! Available in a wide variety of themes including Throwback, Phrases, Travel, and much more. Made of sturdy acrylic, these fun Beverage Mixing Sticks work in hot or cold drinks. Wash and reuse again and again and build out collections that fit your personality.