About our roasting:
The heart of our operation is developing relationships with farmers all over the world and expertly roasting their coffees to the very peak of their sweetness.
Our roaster Joe has worked with and for some of the best craft coffee roasters in the USA, most recently assisting a well known company win Roast Magazine's "Micro Roaster of the Year" in 2015.
The ownership team of Farmers Union Coffee Roasters is a small team living and working in Eugene Oregon. Stop by and say hello!
Community and Farmers:
Here at Farmers Union Coffee Roasters we believe that community and coffee go hand-in-hand.
We work closely with our farmers to ensure all the coffees we use are ethically sourced and that their communities are supported.
The same level of attention is used when it comes to our roasting and brewing processes.
Don't take our word for it, see what people have been saying about Farmers Union Coffee Roasters:
Voted "Top place for a coffee or a snack" by the readers of Eugene Magazine.
The Daily Emerald wrote a wonderful article about us.
Daily Coffee News wrote a nice piece about our opening.
Eugene Magazine Included us among some amazing local food producers.
Spoon University recommends visiting Farmers Union Coffee Roasters.
Afar.com mentions us as the go to spot to get caffeinated when visiting Eugene.
KVAL visited and featured us in a quick news segment. Watch below:
Listed below in no particular order is our attempt to share all of the things we do to reduce, reuse and recycle. We feel minimizing our environmental impact is an important part of being a good community member.
Hot water is preheated by a solar array on the roof of the Farmers Union building.
Our building rooftop has a large solar array that generates electrical power for Eugene.
We are Bring Recycling "Re:Think Certified" for our green business practices, this includes our cleaning products, recycling efforts, and all aspects of our waste stream.
We use food grade bins for local wholesale coffee deliveries. This prevents plastic from entering local landfills.
We use reusable food grade containers for 12oz retail coffee sales. This prevents plastics from entering local landfills.
We give discounts for customers who bring their own cups.
We compost all of our coffee spent coffee grounds- they make their way into local gardens.
We compost all of our food waste through the city of Eugene's "Love Food Not Waste" program.
We compost and use all of the coffee chaff from the roasting process in local gardens.
Our burlap that once held our coffee is sold and donated to local community gardens.
The grainpro bags that once held our coffee are reused for waste disposal.
If you have any suggestions to improve our current sustainability efforts, please don't hesitate to email us: