CLASSIFIEDS


FARM LAND FOR SALE

Coffee Farm in Central Pacific Costa Rica. Located in an area known as the "Tuscany of Central America," the 5-acre farm sits on an emerald green river at 1,300 meters above sea level, with half the land devoted to arabica/obata coffee varieties. Roadwork and building sites are complete. Access to municipal electricity and water, plus multiple swimming holes, a seasonal spring and fruit trees. Farm runs itself, with well-established community relationships. Taxes are $20 annually. Expats and locals live in the area; 45 minutes to the beach. A commitment to social and environmental responsibility are required to be considered. (If you are a Donald Trump fan, keep walking.) $77,000. For inquiries, call or email Justen at mountain444@yahoo.com, 720.771.9482.

Probatino
HELP WANTED

Sales Positions. Groundwork Coffee is hiring for the following full-time sales roles in California:

  • Sales Development Representative (North Hollywood)
  • Territory Manager, Food-Service (Orange County/San Diego)
  • Sales Manager, Food-Service (Bay Area)
Ideal candidates are self-motivated and high-energy, with food/beverage/coffee experience and a proven ability to qualify new sales, initiate “upsell” opportunities, and develop key account target lists for continued regional growth. Salary range is $45,000-plus, depending on experience and qualifications. Learn more at groundworkcoffee.com/pages/employment, and apply today!

Cowboy Joe

Marketing Content Manager for Toddy, LLC. Are you passionate about coffee, writing and story telling? Key responsibilities include participating in high level marketing strategy, accountable for writing projects, website content, social media, video scripting. Requirements—bachelor degree or higher in relevant field, minimum of 3 years experience in a professional writing role, experience in the specialty coffee industry as a journalist, instructor or related role. To apply, please email your resume and include a summary describing why you would be a good fit for this position. No calls or drop-ins please. jobs@toddycafe.com.


Roaster Service Technician. Usonian Systems is looking for a roaster service technician to join our team. The ideal candidate will have mechanical repair experience on roasters as well as knowledge of the industry. Extensive travel is required from our East Coast office. Contact Ryan (hello@weareusonian.com) with résumé and brief description of why you'd be a great fit.


Roasting Assistant. Growing specialty coffee roaster in Glastonbury, Connecticut, focused on quality, hard work and dedication to craft looking for energetic and passionate roasting assistant. Train under owners. Track levels of green/roasted coffee; host cuppings; order fulfillment. Full- or part-time. Competitive pay. Opportunities for growth/upward movement. Email résumé to customercare.daybreak@gmail.com.


Coffee Service Technicians. 9 Bartech is a rapidly growing coffee equipment service company. We are looking for experienced espresso machine technicians in our Glendale, Arizona, and Denver, Colorado, facilities. A clean driving record is necessary. Compensation between $30,000–$60,000 annually, depending on experience. Compensation for relocation may be negotiable. If you are looking for a great work environment and employers who care, and you have quality experience working on espresso equipment, 9 Bartech is the company for you. Please send résumé attention Javier Palacio to javier@9bartech.com.

BUSINESSES FOR SALE

Roastery and coffee shop for sale in Texas. Established brand with strong wholesale client list, top-of-the-line equipment and perfect online reviews. Multiple revenue streams with efficient systems and experienced staff. Profitable and full of growth potential. Owner relocating. Asking $350k. Contact texascoffeeroaster@gmail.com.

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

Seeking investment partners in our Nicaraguan coffee farm. The farm covers 104 acres, with 45 acres planted in coffee. We have owned the farm since 2009 and are seeking investment to equip the farm with a medium-size dry mill and make general improvements. We import our green bean into Portland, Oregon. Your return on investment will be a greatly reduced price on the green coffee imported each year. Looking for long-term, direct trade, farm-to-cup partners. Please send inquiries to nicaraguaninfo@gmail.com.


New coffee shop chain starts with you! Looking for live wire to mastermind the proposed “Cowboy Joe.” I will supply the Cowboy Joe total immersion coffee brewers and all artwork. Check product out on Amazon. You open shop anywhere in the United States and develop proof of concept. Lets talk details. D3141@aol.com.

Cowboy Joe
USED EQUIPMENT WANTED

Seeking used drum roaster. We are looking for a discarded 7- to 15-kilo-capacity drum roaster. Our business is located in Palmer, Alaska. Willing to pay for shipping. Please text or leave a message at 907.232.5043 with details.

USED EQUIPMENT FOR SALE

1952 Probat G90 Drum Roaster. Comes with manual and detailed proposal for refurbishment / rebuild. Just needs a little TLC. For more information, contact Sam Mirto at sam@ferriscoffee.com.

Probatino

Geometrico 20-kilogram Production Roaster. Built in 2010. Constantly maintained and ready for more production. Set up for propane. We love this roaster but it is time for something bigger. Asking $18,000 or best offer. Still in production in central Pennsylvania. Call 570.441.9184 or email sales@basoncoffee.com.

COLLABORATORS WANTED

The Chain Collaborative provides support for projects in the coffee lands through collaboration and partnership. There are many amazing projects at origin and likewise there are many amazing coffee lovers looking to make a difference. We believe projects will only be stronger, more sustainable, and more responsive to real needs of coffee communities with collaborative support from all players in the supply chain. How do we do it? We provide developmental support to NGOs and nonprofits in coffee-growing regions. We connect coffee companies to projects they can directly support at origin. We offer monitoring and evaluation of existing projects at origin. We consult with all partners to make projects more sustainable and responsive to the needs of the beneficiaries. We build industry solidarity to pull resources together in creative, collaborative ways. We raise awareness in the coffee industry about sustainability and the supply chain. And we drink lots of coffee.  If you want to collaborate with us or be a part of our team, contact nora@thechaincollaborative.org.

HELPFUL ORGANIZATIONS

Cup For Education is a non-profit organization designed to help poor rural coffee communities of Central and Latin America build schools within their communities and assist in providing them with teachers and the basic tools needed to educate the future generations of coffee farmers. Cup for Education sponsors a teacher for the Solidarity School in the community of Los Alpes in Jinotega, Nicaragua. Entering its second year, Karen Gordon, president and founder of CFE, says, “We are pleased to have raised enough funds to enable us to sponsor the teacher again for the school. The additional teacher allows this community to send children to school to further their education by another grade level.” For more information, go to cupforeducation.org or call 800.458.2233.


Advertise in Roast magazine’s classified section. Classified listings start at $50/issue.

Call Claire at 503.282.2399 or e-mail claire@roastmagazine.com to reserve your space!

Stacks Image p2886_n54

Stacks Image p2886_n51

Stacks Image p2886_n37

FOLLOW ROAST AT

Stacks Image p2886_n46

Stacks Image p2886_n48