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Local Food: Locally Roasted Coffee

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Stonehouse Coffee and Roasteryin Nisswa and Baxter is owned and operated by Mike and Julie  French.  The Frenches travel the globe testing coffees to ensure they roast beans that will become the coffees beloved by their customers.  They make a conscious effort to do business with coffee farmers who grow delicious coffee and conduct thoughtful, humanitarian business practices.  Mike spoke to the morning show about the what goes into seeking out coffees, the science of and what happens during the roasting process and the art of creating a good cup of joe.  

Stonehouse Coffee and Roastery is located in the Nisswa Square shopping center in Nisswa and they also have a branch in Baxter in the Riverwood Bank building.  Throughout December,  Stonehouse Coffee and Roastery is contributing 25 cents per cup of coffee sold to the Sharing Bread Soup Kitchen in Brainerd.  

Katie Carter started at Northern Community Radio in 2008 as Managing Editor of the station's grant-funded, online news experiment Northern Community Internet. She returned for a second stint in 2016-23. She produced Area Voices showcasing the arts, culture, and history stories of northern Minnesota.