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Keweenaw Coffee Works is expanding our roastery with shiny new equipment!  Join us on a caffeine-fueled adventure!
Thank you to our backers for bringing our project to life!  Look for pre-order options and add-ons soon!
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Keweenaw Coffee Works

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People love our coffee and they’re drinking it faster than we can roast it. With your support we can get a new bigger braver roaster to get more coffee to our fans. We are one of a few growing business on our main street in our small town. By funding this project you will also be helping our community grow. A successful campaign means expanding our operations so we can employ additional staff, by adding 4 to 5 more people. This more than doubles our current staffing! It also will give us further flexibility in our charity coffee offerings, which benefits various organizations locally and nationally.

Keweenaw Coffee Works has maintained steady business growth over the last 3.5 years of operation. We also see demand in the specialty coffee industry steadily increasing over the next 3 to 5 years. We are near capacity and need to upgrade our manufacturing capabilities so that we can continue to grow our business, still provide exceptional customer service and bring more jobs and philanthropy to our community.

KCW’s mission is to join our customers on their coffee sensory experience by offering friendship and education. We also seek to meeting and exceeding what customers expect from the high end specialty coffee industry. Another part of our company philosophy is “to do well by doing good”. Community outreach and philanthropy are at the core of our business model. That is why we feel now is the right time to grow our business: so we can increase brand awareness in ways that really make a positive impact for our community.

We are Nate and Val, the founders of KCW.  Our passion for food and hospitality excellence started over a decade ago, and goes back further than we have been together - but is also what brought us together!   Our love for high quality coffee started when Nate began roasting coffee at home and sharing it with his friends and family.  

After we got married in 2012, we decided it was time to move from Chicago back to my roots in the U.P. and launch our business.

Our coffee roastery opened in June 2013. We are focused on providing fresh, high-quality coffee that is sustainably produced. Our philosophy behind every cup of coffee is - small is beautiful. That’s why we work closely with our suppliers to support, small artisanal farms. We use bio-compostable packaging, look for certified beans when available and never cut corners. Our products are produced with lots of love and integrity, every time! We know if we don't love it, you probably won't either. So, when you drink our coffee, rest assured we've done our research and taken the time to inspect all aspects of our product to meet your expectations. Passion is our number one ingredient!

Keweenaw Coffee Works is ready to install a new roasting machine.  Right now we are operating on a 6 lb roaster, roasting 15 to 18 lbs per hour.  Our new machine will be able to roast 25 lb per batch, with an output of approximately 80 to 100 lbs per hours, greatly increasing our capacity and supply capabilities so we can bring delicious specialty coffee to more locations across the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and the Midwest.  Basically a new machine means we can roast in 1 hour what we normally roast in one day!  

Our initial funding goal is set at $25,000. This will help ensure our roaster is installed correctly by the roasting machine manufacturer, as well as support the funding we already have tucked away for build-out and inspections.

 

Additional funding beyond the $25,000 will help us make some much needed upgrades to our current manufacturing capabilities as well as give us the freedom to hire a few new crew members - that will add 4 to 5 more jobs to our community.

  • Fully branded/upgraded packaging and professional label printer - $8,000
  • Purchase of a delivery vehicle/trailer and hiring of a dedicated delivery person - $10,000
  • Purchase additional equipment needed to run a successful roastery and tasting facility including a forklift and other tools used to move heavy pallets and 132 lb bags of coffee - $5,450
  • Upgrade our capabilities to support the growing demand for our wholesale products by hiring a trainer and a few independent sales reps to support the growing demand of our products - $2,500
  • Within 6 months of crowdfunding fulfillment, hire 2 to 3 full time roastery crew members for order fulfillment and logistics management.  This includes additional training through various coffee related educational programs. - $3,000 to $5,000
  • Meet government and Non-for-profit branding and labeling regulations so that we can properly label ethically sourced coffees - $2,000
 
 
  • Upon successful funding of our crowdfunding campaign, we will immediately get to work on finalizing our manufacturing facility details and location
  • Assuming initial inspections and plans are reviewed in a timely manner, we expect to begin construction by June 2017
  • Construction/Installation/Final inspection of the roasting machine should take approximately 8 to 10 weeks
  • As we near the end of the construction/installation phase, KCW will set a date for our private backer event
  • Toward the end of the construction phase we will also being the process of the backer blend coffee selections so that we can meet our September 2017 deadline for coffee delivery.
  • Date selection for private coffee sensory events, coffee roaster for the day and create your own coffee blend can be scheduled once we have completed inspection.  We will email backers who select these rewards, once we have confirmation date of final inspections.

 

For more information about this project, check out our other videos on Vimeo or visit our website About Us page.

Thank you for backing our project!

Backers of our campaign will have the opportunity to choose from some amazing rewards, only available to those that fund our campaign. There are also options to add to your reward, in case you want an extra mug or t-shirt (look for those add-on details below).

 

 

     

 Add-ons can only be add if you have selected the $55 level or more reward.

Would you like to grab an extra mug or t-shirt?  Well there is a way you can do that.  Click here for instructions and pricing on Add-ons!

  • Add-ons can only be add if you have selected the $55 level or more reward.
  • Select the "Back the Project" or "Manage Your Pledge" Button (if you've already pledged) on the top right. 
  • Increase the total by the $$$ of the add-on(s) you want - EXAMPLE: You have selected the $55 8x10 Print Reward but you want to add an extra 12 oz bag of coffee, which is valued at $20.  Simply adjust your Pledge amount to $75.
  • At the successful conclusion of the campaign you will be able to specify your add-on details in our backer survey. 
  • If you have more questions, click the above add-on image for more details.

 

 

 

 

 

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Risks and challenges

Keweenaw Coffee Works has been in operation since 2013. We have experience in taking our product to market and working with government licensing agencies that will be responsible for approving construction and installation of our new roasting machine and production facility. As with any construction project, things always take longer than expected. That is why we have placed the fulfillment dates of our crowdfunding campaign at September and October of 2017. This should give us more than enough time to complete the work needed for phase 1, get the local and state governmental approvals so that our manufacturing facility can operate and pump out more of the delicious specialty coffee we are already producing, and fulfill our backer orders in a timely manner.

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    Thank You Love Note

    You will receive a digital love note featuring downloadable artwork by Melissa Washburn thanking you for your generous donation.

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    2oz Bag of Coffee + Love Note + Sticker

    We will mail you a sticker, love note and 2 oz bag of our Backer Blend coffee featuring artwork by Melissa Washburn as well as place your name on our backer wall for all to see how awesome you are! We will email you a survey at the end of the campaign requesting grind options for coffee.

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    WEEKEND SPECIAL: 12oz Bag of Coffee

    We will mail you a sticker, love note and 12 oz bag of our Backer Blend coffee featuring artwork by Melissa Washburn as well as place your name on our backer wall for all to see how awesome you are! We will email you a survey at the end of the campaign requesting grind options for coffee.

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    Backer Basic: 12oz Bag of Coffee

    We will mail you a sticker, love note and 12 oz bag of our Backer Blend coffee featuring artwork by Melissa Washburn as well as place your name on our backer wall for all to see how awesome you are! We will email you a survey at the end of the campaign requesting grind options for coffee.

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    LOCAL Backer Basic

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    WEEKEND SPECIAL: Coffee Box 1

    This box is perfect for gifting or enjoying. It includes (3) 8 oz bags of coffee. Enjoy our exclusive Backer Blend coffee and select 2 other coffees from our signature line. And since this box won’t be shipping until the end of October, it makes the perfect gift for fall birthdays or even the holidays, so why not add an extra box to your order. See the Add-on section below on how you can order extra boxes.

    At the end of the campaign, we will send you a backer survey requesting grind preference as well as your choice of coffees.

    Box also includes a sticker and notecard and is decorated with the Backer Blend artwork, as well as your name on the backer wall.

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    WEEKEND SPECIAL: Coffee Box 1

    This box is perfect for gifting or enjoying. It includes (3) 8 oz bags of coffee. Enjoy our exclusive Backer Blend coffee and select 2 other coffees from our signature line. And since this box won’t be shipping until the end of October, it makes the perfect gift for fall birthdays or even the holidays, so why not add an extra box to your order. See the Add-on section below on how you can order extra boxes.

    At the end of the campaign, we will send you a backer survey requesting grind preference as well as your choice of coffees.

    Box also includes a sticker and notecard and is decorated with the Backer Blend artwork, as well as your name on the backer wall.

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    WEEKEND SPEICAL: T-shirt + Coffee

    In addition to everything in the Backer Basic Reward, you will receive our sweet Limited Edition T-shirt featuring Melissa's Backer Blend artwork. We will email you a survey requesting shirt size after our campaign ends.

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    Coffee Box 1

    This box is perfect for gifting or enjoying. It includes (3) 8 oz bags of coffee. Enjoy our exclusive Backer Blend coffee and select 2 other coffees from our signature line. And since this box won’t be shipping until the end of October, it makes the perfect gift for fall birthdays or even the holidays, so why not add an extra box to your order. See the Add-on section below on how you can order extra boxes.

    At the end of the campaign, we will send you a backer survey requesting grind preference as well as your choice of coffees.

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    U.P. Mug + Coffee

    Thanks to our pals at Open Wings Pottery in Munising, MI we have this lovely reward for you.
    Enjoy one of the gorgeous handmade mugs featuring the Upper Peninsula along with your choice of of coffee from our signature line.
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    LOCAL Coffee Box #1

    This box is perfect for gifting or enjoying. It includes (3) 8 oz bags of coffee. Enjoy our exclusive Backer Blend coffee and select 2 other coffees from our signature line. It makes the perfect gift for fall birthdays or even the holidays, so why not add an extra box to your order. See the Add-on section below on how you can order extra boxes.

    At the end of the campaign, we will send you a backer survey requesting grind preference as well as your choice of coffees.

    Box also includes a sticker and notecard and is decorated with the Backer Blend artwork.
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    #FinalFridayFun Offer

    Normally valued at $75 this offering gives our backers a chance to try all 7 of our signature coffees.
    You will receive an 8 oz bag of each of the following coffees:
    Yooper Blend
    North Woods
    Borealis
    Big Buck
    Elbow Grease Espresso
    So Suomi
    Trap Rock Decaf

    Add $50 to your previous pledge and you can snag this deal as an add-on.

    At the end of the campaign, we will email you for your grind preference.

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    LOCAL #FinalFridayFun Offer

    Normally valued at $75 this offering gives our backers a chance to try all 7 of our signature coffees.
    You will receive an 8 oz bag of each of the following coffees:
    Yooper Blend
    North Woods
    Borealis
    Big Buck
    Elbow Grease Espresso
    So Suomi
    Trap Rock Decaf

    Add $50 to your previous pledge and you can snag this deal as an add-on.

    At the end of the campaign, we will email you for your grind preference.

    This offer does not include any of the exclusive Kickstarter rewards, but your name will be put on our backer wall.

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    8x10 Art Print + Coffee

    In addition to everything in the Backer Basic Reward, You will get an 8x10 archival print of the Backer Blend Limited Edition Artwork.

    This item will ship as soon as we pass all inspections for use of the new shiny roasting machine.

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    Coffee Box 2

    This box is perfect for gifting or enjoying. It includes (3) 8 oz bags of coffee. Enjoy our exclusive Backer Blend coffee plus the 2 coffees that were created by your fellow backers that pledged for the Create Your Own Coffee. All three coffees will be highly allocated microlots, so you can expect to be drinking top scoring coffees.

    And since this box won’t be shipping until the end of October, it makes the perfect gift for fall birthdays or even the holidays, so why not add an extra box to your order. See the Add-on section below on how you can order extra boxes.

    At the end of the campaign, we will send you a backer survey requesting grind preference as well as your choice of coffees.

    Box also includes a sticker and notecard and is decorated with the Backer Blend artwork.

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    ‘Dream Sentinel' print + Big Buck Brew

    Jason Limberg was kind enough to supply us with this gorgeous 12" x 12" unframed print (9” x 9" image size) to pair with one of our signature coffees that also features his pen and ink artwork - Big Buck Brew. Printed on a heavyweight acid free 192gsm paper.

    This reward includes the print and 1 lb of Big Buck Brew, along with a sticker and notecard. We will also include your name on the backer wall.

    For more info about Jason Limberg, check out his website —> www.jasonlimberg.com

    At the end of a successful campaign, we will send you a backer survey to grab your grind preference.

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    'Ravibou' print + Big Buck Brew

    Jason Limberg was kind enough to supply us with this gorgeous 16" x 12" unframed print (14” x 10" image size) to pair with one of our signature coffees that also features his pen and ink artwork - Big Buck Brew. Printed on a heavyweight acid free 192gsm paper.

    This reward includes the print and 1 lb of Big Buck Brew, along with a sticker and notecard. We will also include your name on the backer wall.

    For more info about Jason Limberg, check out his website —> www.jasonlimberg.com

    At the end of a successful campaign, we will send you a backer survey to grab your grind preference.

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    LOCAL Coffee Box #2

    This box is perfect for gifting or enjoying. It includes (3) 8 oz bags of coffee. Enjoy our exclusive Backer Blend coffee plus the 2 coffees that were created by your fellow backers that pledged for the Create Your Own Coffee. All three coffees will be highly allocated microlots, so you can expect to be drinking top scoring coffees.

    It makes the perfect gift for fall birthdays or even the holidays, so why not add an extra box to your order. See the Add-on section below on how you can order extra boxes.

    At the end of the campaign, we will send you a backer survey requesting grind preference as well as your choice of coffees.

    Box also includes a sticker and notecard and is decorated with the Backer Blend artwork.
    THIS IS FOR LOCAL PICK UP ONLY

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    T-shirt + Coffee

    In addition to everything in the Backer Basic Reward, you will receive our sweet Limited Edition T-shirt featuring Melissa's Backer Blend artwork. We will email you a survey requesting shirt size after our campaign ends.

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    Enamel Camp Mug + Coffee

    In addition to everything in the Backer Basic Reward, you will receive the gorgeous enamel coated limited edition backer's 16 oz mug!

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    ALL THE THINGS

    This reward includes the Enamel Mug, T-shirt, 8x10 print and (1) 12 oz bag of Backer Blend coffee along with your name on the backer wall

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    EARLY BIRD: T-shirt + Camp Mug + Coffee

    Get the limited edition camp mug plus a sweet limited edition t-shirt, in addition to all the goodies in the Backer Basic Reward. We will email you a survey at the end of the campaign requesting grind options for coffee as well as shirt size.

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    T-shirt + Camp Mug + Coffee

    Get the limited edition camp mug plus a sweet limited edition t-shirt, in addition to all the goodies in the Backer Basic Reward. We will email you a survey at the end of the campaign requesting grind options for coffee as well as shirt size.

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    EARLY BIRD:Party + Coffee + Gear

    Celebrate our grand re-opening before anyone else along side fellow backers! Invite is for you and 1 guest.

    You also get the limited edition camp mug, the sweet limited edition t-shirt, an 8x10 art print in addition to all the goodies in the Backer Basic Reward.
    We will email you a survey at the end of the campaign requesting grind options for coffee as well as shirt size. Plan to receive your limited edition gear the night of the event. If you are unable to attend the event, we will pop your gear in the mail at no extra charge :)

    Backers invited to party will receive an email invitation in advance.

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    Party + Coffee + Limited Edition Gear

    Celebrate our grand re-opening before anyone else along side fellow backers! Invite is for you and 1 guest.

    You also get the limited edition camp mug, the sweet limited edition t-shirt, an 8x10 art print in addition to all the goodies in the Backer Basic Reward.
    We will email you a survey at the end of the campaign requesting grind options for coffee as well as shirt size. Plan to receive your limited edition gear the night of the event. If you are unable to attend the event, we will pop your gear in the mail at no extra charge :)

    Backers invited to party will receive an email invitation in advance.

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    Backer Premium: 12x16 Print

    Upgrade to an 12x16 archival art print in this package.

    Celebrate our grand re-opening before anyone else along side fellow backers! Invite is for you and 1 guest.

    You also get the limited edition camp mug, the sweet limited edition t-shirt, the 12x16 art print in addition to all the goodies in the Backer Basic Reward.
    We will email you a survey at the end of the campaign requesting grind options for coffee as well as shirt size. Plan to receive your limited edition gear the night of the event. If you are unable to attend the event, we will pop your gear in the mail at no extra charge :)

    Backers invited to party will receive an email invitation in advance.

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    326 Blend+Art Print+BBQ

    This reward includes the opportunity to be one of the first customers to try the up-and-coming 326 Blend featuring artwork by Katie Jo Wright. You will receive 16 oz of our new signature house blend, 326 Blend.

    You will also receive a print Katie Jo’s color pencil & ink 8”x10” unframed print of the Eagle River Inn. And, thanks to our pals at the Eagle River Inn/The Fitz, you will get to enjoy a night of some of the best BBQ Michigan has to offer. Our BBQ slingin’ pals at The Fitz are pairing some hardwood smoked BBQ with Katie Jo’s hand drawn stylings.

    Oh, and don’t forget you will also get the sticker, notecard and your name on the backer wall of fame.

    Print is 8”x10” and is unframed.

    For more information about the artist
    www.katiejowright.com
    www.gooderwithbigness.com

    For more information about The Fitz
    http://www.fitzgeralds-mi.com

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    Party + Extra Invites + Coffee + Gear

    Upgrade from the Backer Premium Reward with 2 extra invites to our re-opening !

    Invite up to 3 guests our party, and gift them a 2 oz bag of Backer Blend coffee PLUS you will get all the gear and coffee in Backer Premium Reward.

    We will email you a survey at the end of the campaign requesting grind options for coffee as well as shirt size. Plan to receive your limited edition gear the night of the event. If you are unable to attend the event, we will pop your gear in the mail at no extra charge :)

    Backers invited to party will receive an email invitation in advance.

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    Backer Premium Plus: 18x24 Signed Print

    You will receive an 18x24 signed and numbered copy of the Melissa Washburn archival print. The signed prints are limited to 25, so once this sells out we won't be making anymore available.

    You also get 2 invites to our VIP backer party, the limited edition camp mug, the sweet limited edition t-shirt, and all the goodies in Backer Basic Reward.
    We will email you a survey at the end of the campaign requesting grind options for coffee as well as shirt size. Plan to receive your limited edition gear the night of the event. If you are unable to attend the event, we will pop your gear in the mail at no extra charge :)

    Backers invited to party will receive an email invitation in advance.

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    Original Art #1+Coffee+Party

    You will receive a piece of the original design signed by Melissa Washburn. See original artwork photos in campaign description below.

    You also get 2 invites to our VIP backer party, the limited edition camp mug, the sweet limited edition t-shirt, an 8x10 archival art print and all the goodies in the Backer Basic Reward.
    We will email you a survey at the end of the campaign requesting grind options for coffee as well as shirt size. Plan to receive your limited edition gear the night of the event. If you are unable to attend the event, we will pop your gear in the mail at no extra charge :)

    Backers invited to party will receive an email invitation in advance.

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    Original Art #2+Coffee+Party

    You will receive a piece of the original design signed by Melissa Washburn. See original artwork photos in campaign description below.

    You also get 2 invites to our VIP backer party, the limited edition camp mug, the sweet limited edition t-shirt, an 8x10 archival art print and all the goodies in the Backer Basic Reward.
    We will email you a survey at the end of the campaign requesting grind options for coffee as well as shirt size. Plan to receive your limited edition gear the night of the event. If you are unable to attend the event, we will pop your gear in the mail at no extra charge :)

    Backers invited to party will receive an email invitation in advance.

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    Original Art #3+Coffee+Party

    You will receive a piece of the original design signed by Melissa Washburn. See original artwork photos in campaign description below.

    You also get 2 invites to our VIP backer party, the limited edition camp mug, the sweet limited edition t-shirt, an 8x10 archival art print and all the goodies in the Backer Basic Reward.
    We will email you a survey at the end of the campaign requesting grind options for coffee as well as shirt size. Plan to receive your limited edition gear the night of the event. If you are unable to attend the event, we will pop your gear in the mail at no extra charge :)

    Backers invited to party will receive an email invitation in advance.

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    Jeremy Rowe Borealis Print + Coffee

    If you're a fan of our coffee Borealis this reward is for you.

    You will receive a 16x24 metal print of the Jeremy Rowe Photo we use on our Borealis coffee label as well as 1 pound of Borealis coffee

    We will email you a survey at the end of the campaign requesting grind options.

    This options does not include any of the Backer Blend coffee or other limited edition gear, but if you would like to add something extra review our instructions below on how to do so.

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    You as a Coffee Roastin' Miner + Gear

    Do you dream of being a coffee roastin' gnome miner? Well here's your chance to become one. Melissa Washburn will draw your face on one of the miner bodies of the Backer Blend artwork. You will receive the original drawing of yourself along with the following goodies...

    2 invites to our VIP backer party, the limited edition camp mug, the sweet limited edition t-shirt, an 8x10 archival art print and all the goodies in the Backer Basic Reward.
    We will email you a survey at the end of the campaign requesting grind options for coffee as well as shirt size and portrait requests. Plan to receive your limited edition gear the night of the event. If you are unable to attend the event, we will pop your gear in the mail at no extra charge :)

    Backers invited to party will receive an email invitation in advance.

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    Help Us Pick the Backer Blend Coffee

    Come with us on our journey to select the perfect combination of origin and profile to create the exclusive Backer Blend coffee. We will send you samples of options for our Backer coffee, along with cupping score cards, so that you can help us choose this exclusive offering.
    Your name will be printed on the Backer Blend bags, so that you will be instantly famous with all KCW backers.
    This offerings also includes everything in the Backer Premium Reward: T-shirt, mug, coffee, invite, 12x16 print, sticker, love note and name on backer wall.

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    Mystery Calls, I'm Listening'+Coffee

    The loon original by Jason Limberg is done with pen on 100% cotton rag paper. The 12” x 7.5” original comes framed in a 16” x 12” black metal frame. We are pairing this with one of our signature coffees that also features his pen and ink artwork - Big Buck Brew.

    This reward includes the print and 1 lb of Big Buck Brew, along with a sticker and notecard. We will also include your name on the backer wall.

    For more info about Jason Limberg, check out his website —> www.jasonlimberg.com

    At the end of a successful campaign, we will send you a backer survey to grab your grind preference.

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    Coffee Delivery for 1 Year

    Receive 1 lb of coffee per month for an entire year, starting with the exclusive Backer Blend coffee. Each month we will mail you 1 lb of our BEST lots we have available, as chosen by our coffee roaster.

    This reward also includes all items in the Backer Premium Reward: T-shirt, mug, print, invite to party, coffee, sticker, love note and name on our backer wall.

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    Private Cupping for You and 5 Guests

    Come hang with your friendly coffee roastin' pals for an afternoon of coffee exploration! You and 5 of your closest pals will be taken through a coffee sensory experience learning how to properly cup coffee and expand your tastebuds and coffee knowledge. Included in this offering is a special swag bag just for you (our backer) full of exclusive Backer goodies, including the 12x16 Melissa Washburn print, love note, sticker, coffee, mug and T-shirt, our VIP lifetime membership as well as mini party swag bags for your guests. And of course your name will be listed as a VIP Backer on our Backer Wall!

    Time and date of your visit will need to be mutually agreed upon prior to having you in the roastery. We will send you a backer survey once we have been fully inspected and are up and running to confirm all the details. You will be required to sign a waiver assuming personal liability, as well as assume any travel costs you may incur to get to our roastery in Calumet.

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    Coffee Roaster for the Day

    Come hang with your friendly coffee roastin' pals and learn how to roast coffee like the pros! Not only will you get to roast your own batch of coffee, we will take you through a private coffee sensory experience. You will also get a custom employee shirt with your name on it, a swag bag full of Backer exclusive goodies including: the 18x24 signed and numbered print by Melissa Washburn, invite to the VIP backer only party, t-shirt, love note, sticker, coffee, mug and thermos, Honorary Employee lifetime membership, as well as a few surprises. And of course your name will be listed as a VIP Backer on our Backer Wall!

    Time and date of your visit will need to be mutually agreed upon prior to having you in the roastery. We will send you a backer survey once we have been fully inspected and are up and running to confirm all the details. You will be required to sign a waiver assuming personal liability, as well as assume any travel costs you may incur to get to our roastery in Calumet.

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    Create Your Own Coffee

    We will work with you to create your very own custom blend that we will offer as a limited lot at our roastery door and online. You will help develop origin and roast profile, name the offering and help guide the label artwork. NOTE: name and artwork cannot be deemed offensive in any way.
    In addition to helping develop your own single origin or blended coffee, you will receive 2 lbs of the finished coffee profile as well as everything in reward Backer Premium PLUS: T-shirt, mug, Backer Blend coffee, your name listed as a VIP Backer on our backer wall, invite to our party, the 18x24 signed print by Melissa Washburn and all the goodies in reward Backer Basic.

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    Create Your Own Coffee+Roast with Us

    We will work with you to create your very own custom blend that we will offer as a limited lot at our roastery door and online. You will help develop origin and roast profile, name the offering and help guide the label artwork. NOTE: name and artwork cannot be deemed offensive in any way.

    Once we have developed the roast profile for your limited lot, we want you to come hang with your friendly coffee roastin' pals and learn how to roast coffee like the pros! Not only will you get to roast your own batch of coffee, we will take you through a private coffee sensory experience. You will also get a custom employee shirt with your name on it, a swag bag full of Backer exclusive goodies including: the 18x24 signed and numbered print by Melissa Washburn, invite to the VIP backer only party, t-shirt, love note, sticker, coffee, mug and thermos, Honorary Employee lifetime membership, as well as a few surprises. And of course your name will be listed as a VIP Backer on our Backer Wall!

    Time and date of your visit will need to be mutually agreed upon prior to having you in the roastery. We will send you a backer survey once we have been fully inspected and are up and running to confirm all the details. You will be required to sign a waiver assuming personal liability, as well as assume any travel costs you may incur to get to our roastery in Calumet.

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