Coffee Time

June 16, 2015

Meet The Maker: Happy Moose Juice Founders Phoebe and Ryan

We dive into the brains of our juicy partner, Happy Moose Juice on how the company got started and the quirky possibilities for future nectars. Stop by Artís and pick up a Cold-Pressed concoction today!

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June 15, 2015

YUM! Panamanian Hacienda la Esmeralda Gesha is in-store now!

One of the great advantages of working in coffee is the exposure you get to the diversity of the product. In any week, we might try coffees from a dozen different countries, and we always serve and sell beans from all the major growing regions. This week, we are being blown away by two small-lot coffees from opposite corners of the world: A Papua New Guinea Peaberry from Sigri Estates, and a treasured Panamanian gesha from the famous Hacienda la Esmeralda.

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June 01, 2015

Building the Last Mile by Arno Holschuh

Yes, well, it is true that without green coffee – and the growers, miller, exporters, shippers, importers, agronomists, warehouse workers, and truck drivers who make that coffee happen -- there would be no café. But if we want to create a sustainable economy for farmers of specialty coffee, then we must also create efficient outlets at which to sell their product and tell their story.

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April 08, 2015

April 07, 2015

Drive Smart Drink with Heart - Distracted Driving Awareness Month 2015 Fundraiser


Distracted driving effects us all. That's why for the month of April, Artis is partnering with People Against Distracted Driving and The Conor Lynch Foundation to help bring awareness and end distracted driving. This month, when checking out on mention code SUPPORT in the Notes or Discount section in the shopping cart and we will donate $1 from each purchase to both PADD and CLF to help keep our roads safe. 

April 02, 2015

Acaia - The Best Way To Perfect Your Brew

This week we're catching up with Jenn Chen, Digital Marketing Manager for Acaia Inc., and the face of the company on their social media accounts. She fills us in on their new Acaia Black Pearl and the cup of coffee that changed her life.

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March 27, 2015

Event Recap - Paved Paradise Launch Party

Last Friday we kicked off our latest art installation, Paved Paradise. Curated by International Street Photographer Eric Kim, and Artis' own Walter Margerison, Paved Paradise features 27 photographs from 27 photographers based in the Bay Area. Walter and Eric wanted to put a show together to build a sense of community among street photographers in the East Bay since most gallery events are in SF. 

90 photographers and photography fans came out for the opening last Friday to view the show, and talk photography. Visit us in Berkeley to see the gallery and be sure to sign up and your photo might be featured in the next event! 

Full photographer list:

Eric Kim

Walter Margerison

Joe Aguirre

Carson Lancaster

Ben Molina

Ricci Candé

Kendra Mamula

Joon Oh 

Chris Gillespie

Mike Avina

Kimlien Dang

Peter McCollough

Marlon Torres

John Hall 

Thierry de Froidmont

Christy McDonald 

Tim Hussin

Sam Wolson

Ian Tuttle 

Jack Simon 

Vicky Hart

Brendan Grant

Amy Osborne

Nicolai Bodemer

Peter Rosos

Phillip Ziegler

Emilio Jimenez