We had such a fabulous first day at The Barlow yesterday! A heartfelt thank you to everyone who stopped by to share in our special day. Kind words and congratulations flowed freely, and we’re so grateful at our community’s response to our new home. We hope you’ll join us in the coming months for public tours, cuppings and educational classes.
Cheers to you, Sebastopol!
We’re getting ready to open our doors on Monday! See what our team has to say about our new space at The Barlow.
On Monday we open our doors at The Barlow! Join us for free pour overs of your favorite organic coffees: Goat Rock, Rise & Shine and Farmhouse Decaf plus our current Single Origins: Honduras Las Capucas, Brazil Flores & Columbia Nabusimake. We can’t wait to welcome you into our new home!
We’re thrilled to announce that we are just 2 weeks away from opening our Coffee Bar & Roastery at The Barlow! Here are some key dates to keep you in the loop:
Sunday, June 9 is the last day our Coffee Bar will be open at our current location on Keating Ave.
Monday, June 10 –Friday June 14 you can purchase coffee beans from our Farmer’s Market van parked at our Keating Ave. location from 9am-5pm. Apologies, but no drinks will be available during this week.
Friday, June 14 is our last day of operation at Keating.
Monday, June 17 we open our doors at The Barlow.
See map for walking & driving directions. We can’t wait to welcome you into our new home!
Tucked away at the Hillside Inn in Santa Rosa, Jeffrey’s Hillside Café was opened in September 2009 by Jeffrey and Diana Madura. After 20 years as the executive chef at John Ash & Co., Jeffrey decided it was time to take a leap and open his own restaurant, one that focused on the freshest ingredients sourced from Sonoma County growers and producers. On their extensive breakfast menu you’ll find the likes of sticky bun French toast, biscuits and gravy, and seasonal vegetable or corned duck hash, and for lunch a wonderful selection of salads, sandwiches, and burgers. As for coffee, the staff will make you a mean espresso beverage using TMF’s Sweetwater Espresso, or pour you a rich cup of Goat Rock Roast to start your meal off right. Located at 2901 Fourth Street, Jeffrey’s is open for breakfast and lunch seven days a week, 7am to 2pm. To peruse menus or learn more about the Maduras, go to www.jeffreyshillsidecafe.com.
As the West Coast location of the renowned Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Co. based in Missouri, the Petaluma Seed Bank is your go-to location for heirloom seeds. The Seed Bank offers 200 varieties of tomatoes alone, with a total of 1,450 flower, fruit and vegetable varieties from over 70 countries.
Manager Paul Wallace and owner Jere Gettle are committed to preserving our nation’s rich culinary history while providing an alternative to the corporate-controlled genetically modified seeds that seem more prevalent every day. Unlike GMO seeds, heirloom seeds can reproduce year after year, just as nature intended.
The Seed Bank also carries seed starters, placards and books offering a wealth of wisdom on gardening and food self-sufficiency. Now you can also find Taylor Maid Farms coffee cans for sale at the Seed Bank, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to be working with such socially conscious partners. Visit the Seed Bank- Monday through Friday 9.30-5.30 at 199 Petaluma Blvd. North
, Petaluma, CA 94952.
For the last few weeks we’ve been sharing ideas to inspire a greener personal lifestyle. Carrying out these ideals in our work place is mission critical for Taylor Maid Farms. Here are 4 ways we practice sustainability in our everyday operations:
1. Sourcing: Since our founding in 1993, we’ve roasted 100% organic coffee from some of the world’s most environmentally progressive farms. As opposed to conventionally grown monoculture coffee harvested by machines, the coffee we purchase is hand-picked and grown under the shade of fruit trees where native flora and fauna thrive.
2. Roasting: TMF played an integral role in developing the most energy efficient roaster on the market- the Loring Smart Roast. Manufactured in Santa Rosa, this smokeless roaster uses patented technology that can slash energy emissions by 80%.
3. Packaging: You’ve seen our steel cans on the shelves at your local grocer, but have you ever read the fine print? As it states on our can, each year recycling steel saves enough energy to power one fifth of U.S. households for one year. Recycling steel also prevents the need to mine additional iron and coal, the main ingredients used to make steel. As icing on the cake, we offer a $1 discount when customers refill their coffee can at our retail store.
4. Compostable Cups: We can’t wait to open our Coffee Bar in The Barlow so we can play hostess and serve you perfect cappuccinos in ceramic “for here” mugs. But if you’re on the go, we’re happy to serve you in a compostable paper cup from World Centric, made in the US from plant-based materials.
How does your business practice sustainability?