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Receive monthly deliveries of fresh, organic coffee directly from small farmers around the world. CoffeeCSA.org is 100% Farmer Owned.
Receive monthly deliveries of fresh, organic coffee directly from small farmers around the world. CoffeeCSA.org is 100% Farmer Owned.
183 backers pledged $50,037 to help bring this project to life.

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Our Story

#CoffeeCSA is 100% owned and governed by coffee farmers! When you buy a share of the harvest at CoffeeCSA, you get the best of the crop while helping to fund next year’s harvest and strengthen small-scale family farms. CoffeeCSA offers you great coffee and a meaningful relationship with a hard-working farm family.

Our Mission

CoffeeCSA’s mission is to serve customers premium coffee in the most direct way possible and, in doing so, improve the lives of small-scale farmers around the world. CoffeeCSA is collectively owned by the families featured on the website. Our farmers control the harvest, processing, importing, roasting, packaging and distribution of their best organic coffee – directly to you.

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Use of Funds - Buy A Coffee Roaster!

With your support and matching funds from our farmers, we will purchase and install a new coffee roaster in our California facility. Our farmer-owners have agreed to invest up to $100,000, provided we reach the following goals:

  • Goal: $50,000 from crowd funding + $50,000 from coffee farmers. Roasting capacity: 200,000 lbs per year!
  • Stretch Goal: $100,000 from crowd funding + $75,000 from coffee farmers. Roasting capacity: 600,000 lbs per year!
  • Super Stretch Goal: $150,000 from crowd funding + $100,000 from coffee farmers. Roasting capacity: 1.2 million lbs per year! 

We have applied for all the proper permits with the City and the County of Sacramento. We are ready to go! With this investment, we estimate the new roaster will be installed and operational by April 2015. 

Thank you for your support!

The CoffeeCSA Team

Risks and challenges

One of the best things about our project is that we are already in the business of delivering coffee to our loyal customers every single day. We already have the roaster we want all picked out from a reputable company, and are prepared to have it installed and running by April 2015. However, we also understand that anything can happen, so the only risk may be some unforeseen delay in the delivery of the roaster in time for us to send you the first batches of our self-roasted coffee by the April delivery date. Before April, we will be delivering our current offerings of beans, which are not yet roasted by us, but still meet our high quality standards, so there is no risk you will not get your beans. We will keep you updated on everything as it happens.

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    Pledge US$ 10 or more About US$ 10

    PLANT A TREE - Plant ONE organic coffee tree for the future on Alexa Marin’s small farm! Help to replace trees lost to the La Roya (coffee rust) in Nicaragua. Stay connected for exclusive offers and news from #CoffeeCSA.

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    COFFEE SAMPLER - Know your farmer! Give or receive TWO 6-ounce bags of our finest, freshly roasted coffee beans, straight to your door. Stay connected for exclusive offers and news from #CoffeeCSA.

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    COFFEE TOUR - Give or receive FIVE samples of our finest organic coffee. Each package contains 6-ounces of Arabica whole beans (roasted light to medium) with postcards and information from the farm. Stay connected for exclusive offers and news from #CoffeeCSA.

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    5 GREAT COFFEES + 3 TREES PLANTED - Give or receive FIVE samples of our finest organic coffee and plant THREE coffee trees! Each package contains 6-ounces of Arabica whole beans (roasted light to medium) with postcards and information from the farm. Stay connected for exclusive offers and news from #CoffeeCSA.

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    7 GREAT COFFEES + 1 BEAUTIFUL BOOK - Give or receive SEVEN samples of our finest organic coffee and receive a hardback BOOK of photos documenting coffee's journey from farm to cup. Each package contains 6-ounces of Arabica whole beans (roasted light to medium) with postcards and information from the farm. Stay connected for exclusive offers and news from #CoffeeCSA.

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    Pledge US$ 250 or more About US$ 250

    10 LBS OF COFFEE + 5 TREES PLANTED - A great gift for the office! Receive FIVE 2-pound bags of our finest Arabica coffee from Ethiopia, Peru, Nicaragua, Guatemala and Mexico. PLUS, plant FIVE organic coffee trees! Stay connected for exclusive offers from #CoffeeCSA.

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    Pledge US$ 500 or more About US$ 500

    6 MONTHS OF COFFEE + 10 TREES PLANTED - Receive SIX monthly boxes containing 2-pounds of our finest Arabica coffee from Ethiopia, Peru, Nicaragua, Guatamala and Mexico. Plus, plant TEN organic coffee trees for the future! Stay connected for exclusive offers from #CoffeeCSA.

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    Pledge US$ 1,000 or more About US$ 1,000

    12 MONTHS OF COFFEE + 20 TREES PLANTED + 1 BEAUTIFUL BOOK - Receive TWELVE monthly boxes of 5-pounds of our finest Arabica coffee from Ethiopia, Peru, Nicaragua, Guatemala and Mexico. Plus, plant TWENTY organic coffee trees for the future receive a hardback BOOK of photos from the coffeelands.

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    Pledge US$ 2,500 or more About US$ 2,500

    YOUR OWN BLEND - Create and name your own blend and we'll roast it monthly and deliver it to your door! Our Roastmaster will work with you to create your own blend based on your preference and our marketing team will work with you to create your very own package! Then, we'll send you a box of EIGHT 12-ounce bags of your personal blend every month for a year! That's 96 bags! If you wish, your blend will be featured on the CoffeeCSA.org website with a special profile all about you.

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    Pledge US$ 5,000 or more About US$ 5,000

    TRIP TO ORIGIN - All expenses paid coffee origin tour + coffee for a year. The ultimate in agri-tourism! Join the CoffeeCSA staff on a 1 week trip to tour farms in Nicaragua at harvest. Learn from experts about coffee farming and sourcing the best beans. Experience firsthand the process from farm to cup, meet farmers and their families with this once in a lifetime experience! You will also receive 2-pounds of coffee per month for 12 months and plant FIFTY coffee trees!

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Funding period

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