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  1. Sign Up For Our  Colombian Coffee Sourcing Discussion & Slideshow on March 6th

    Sign Up For Our Colombian Coffee Sourcing Discussion & Slideshow on March 6th

    Dan and Tom will discuss the leg work that goes into buying coffee from this ever important coffee origin.

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  2. Coffee Tasting At Sweet Maria's - Feb. 28th

    Coffee Tasting At Sweet Maria's - Feb. 28th

    Sign up and taste the difference between coffees roasted in different machines

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  3. Green Coffee Sale. 15 % off.

    Green Coffee Sale. 15 % off.

    A great deal on six great coffees

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  4. Upcoming Class: Roasting With A Gene Cafe

    Upcoming Class: Roasting With A Gene Cafe

    Wanna learn more about the Gene machine?

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  5. Cyber Monday and Beyond

    Cyber Monday and Beyond

    Cyber Monday and Beyond

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  6. Coffee Tasting at Sweet Maria's - Nov. 16th

    Coffee Tasting at Sweet Maria's - Nov. 16th

    Sign up for our upcoming tasting event.

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  7. Sweet Maria's Donates $10,000+ to Doctors Without Borders

    Sweet Maria's Donates $10,000+ to Doctors Without Borders

    Thank you for supporting Doctors Without Borders with your September green coffee purchase.

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  8. Aillio Bullet Arrival Update - 10/22

    Aillio Bullet Arrival Update - 10/22

    Some very frustrating news about the next shipment of Bullets.

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  9. Put your pet in our college...Oops, we meant "Collage"

    Put your pet in our college...Oops, we meant "Collage"

    We want your pet's photo in our 2019 calendar

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  10. We Are Not Nuts Over Styrofoam Packing Peanuts

    We Are Not Nuts Over Styrofoam Packing Peanuts

    We hope to protect your breakables with environmentally safe packing material sooner than later.

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  11. Larry Cotton's Dog Bowl Roaster

    Larry Cotton's Dog Bowl Roaster

    Sweet Maria's customer, Larry Cotton's awesome heat gun/dog bowl roaster featured in Make: Magazine

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  12. FreshRoast Basics Class at Sweet Maria's

    FreshRoast Basics Class at Sweet Maria's

    Sign up for our FreshRoast Class

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  1. Professional Coffee Community Member Struck by Car

    Professional Coffee Community Member Struck by Car

    How you can help

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  2. Coffee Roasting Demo at Eat Real Food Festival

    Coffee Roasting Demo at Eat Real Food Festival

    Come down to Oakland's Jack London Square this Saturday for our roasting demo

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  3. Send us Your Dog Photos

    Send us Your Dog Photos

    Help us with the 2016 Dogs of Coffee Calendar

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  4. The SM Web Site Saga by T.O.

    The SM Web Site Saga by T.O.

    Tom's backstory on the SM web site and thoughts on the current state of affairs.

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  5. Larger Orders?

    Larger Orders?

    Update on cart sluggishness with larger orders.

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  6. Revisiting our Current Burundi Selections

    Revisiting our Current Burundi Selections

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  7. Podcast: Morning Sounds from my Coffee Travels

    Podcast: Morning Sounds from my Coffee Travels

    Sounds that Tom wakes up to on the road.

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  8. Let's Take a Break and Have Some Coffee 

    Let's Take a Break and Have Some Coffee 

    Taking a look at our offer lists the last few days, I realize that a huge part of our job is keeping coffees separate.

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  9. Let's Take a Break and Have Some Coffee

    Let's Take a Break and Have Some Coffee

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  10. Our site will be down for an hour this week

    Our site will be down for an hour this week

    Get ready for some website improvements

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  11. Behmor Bucks

    Behmor Bucks

    Roast now, upgrade later

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  12. Grounds For Health Roasters Challenge

    Grounds For Health Roasters Challenge

    We are participating in the 2015 Grounds for Health Roasters Challenge and we are hoping you can help too.

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  13. The Grounds for Health Roasters Challenge

    The Grounds for Health Roasters Challenge

    East vs. West...competing for a cause

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  14. 2015 SCAA wrap up

    2015 SCAA wrap up

    Tim, our product buyer just got back from the Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) event/trade show in Seattle.

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  15. Our Posse's On Broadway (SCAA Seattle) 

    Our Posse's On Broadway (SCAA Seattle) 

    It's Thursday morning in Seattle, and I have to say, this isn't what I remember it being like when I lived here 10 years ago.

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  16. On Our Way to SCAA 

    On Our Way to SCAA 

    We're heading up to Seattle for SCAA Thursday-Sunday.

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  17. Port Update 4/3/15 - Good News! 

    Port Update 4/3/15 - Good News! 

    After months of congestion due to a nearly yearlong labor dispute the Port of Oakland is on its way back to normal operations.

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  18. Artisanal, Hand-Wrapped Pallets

    Artisanal, Hand-Wrapped Pallets

    Part of daily life here at Coffee Shrub home base is preparing freight shipments for orders that are 400 lb or more.

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  19. Adios! We're Out! Hooray!

    Adios! We're Out! Hooray!

    No more Centrals, and that's a good thing.

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  20. Port Slowdowns & Updates - UPDATE 3/17/15

    Port Slowdowns & Updates - UPDATE 3/17/15

    By now I'm sure you all know about the contract dispute between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and Pacific Maritime Association, and the severe delays incurred at West Coast ports, including Oakland.

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