Why Your Story Matters

Why Your Story Matters

Dec 21st 2021 Written by Ragan LaTour-Kelley
Stories have captivated the minds and hearts of listeners and readers for ages. Through the outlets of spoken word, written language, and cinema, the art of storytelling has brought people together through the understanding of collective experiences …
7 Things to Consider Before Opening a Coffee Shop

7 Things to Consider Before Opening a Coffee Shop

Nov 23rd 2021 Written by Ragan LaTour-Kelley
Lost in a daydream of cafe patrons lounging at tables, the roar of the grinder and squeal of the steam wand, the aroma of freshly brewed coffee engulfing the room — you know the time has come to make this dream a reality. It’s a big decision to say t …
Planning a Grand Opening

Planning a Grand Opening

Oct 26th 2021 Written by Ragan LaTour
As opening day draws closer, you may find yourself restless, filled with both joy and anxiety, as the time comes to witness your hard work transform from dream to reality. We understand, the grand opening can be a stressful time, but planning accordi …
Roundtable | Ground Control

Roundtable | Ground Control

Oct 20th 2021 Written by Prima Coffee
For this roundtable, we sat down (virtually) with Eli and Jeff, the team behind Ground Control, an innovative, multi-faceted new commercial brewer capable of making coffee, espresso-like concentrate (for iced lattes), and a low-temp brew (for iced co …
Developing Team Structure

Developing Team Structure

Sep 28th 2021 Written by Ragan LaTour
The adrenaline of opening day has come and gone, things have begun leveling out, and you’ve hired a few highly-driven, like-minded, coffee-loving, baristas to help you run your coffee shop. Sure, they have a lot of the day-to-day operations under con …