Notes

Giving Tree

Posted by Mark Bell on January 9, 2018 in Partners No Comments

This year we put up a “Giving Tree” at the shop and invited our community to join us in providing toys for 150 kids in the small rural town of Colonet, Mexico.  We honestly didn’t know what to expect but were blown away by the generosity and kindness of our little beach town in San

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Guatemala Sourcing Trip

Posted by Ben Nease on December 27, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

Jet lagged and hungry, we wander through customs and into a new environment.  None of us have been to Guatemala, and all we really know is that someone named “Jorge de Leon Jr.” is going to pick us up.  Our knowledge of “Jorge” is that he had exported the coffee that we bought from Guatemala.

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Keet’s Coffee & Tonic

Posted by Ben Nease on September 16, 2016 in Uncategorized 4 Comments

I sat down recently with Mr. Keet Veylupek of Moniker Coffee, a well known barista in the community of Point Loma, to chat about what coffee he is drinking currently.  Keet is a student at Point Loma Nazarene University currently studying Graphic Design. Originally from Huntington Beach, CA he first got into coffee when he

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Brick & Mortar

Posted by Mark Bell on August 17, 2016 in Uncategorized 11 Comments

OBbeans started over a year ago with a dream to do as much good as possible from farm to cup while helping people experience and enjoy high quality specialty coffee… and now we will have a home!  We are so excited for our new shop and roastery opening up this fall on Newport Ave in the heart

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Young Life – Youth Mentoring

Posted by Mark Bell on December 19, 2015 in Partners Uncategorized No Comments

One of the non-profits that we support is Young Life, which is an international youth mentoring organization that walks with students through some of the most challenging and formative times of their lives. Locally, YoungLife is making a big impact! From clubs for teen moms, and special needs kids, to a club at a local

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iThinkBig – School Assemblies

Posted by Mark Bell on December 12, 2015 in Partners No Comments

One of the 501(c)3 non-profits that we support is iThinkBig. Their mission is to “inspire the young” to dream and think bigger for their lives. The iThinkBig team travels across the US and internationally speaking to almost a quarter of a million students annually.  http://www.ithinkbig.org  

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Ride4Water- El Salvador

Posted by Mark Bell on December 1, 2015 in Partners No Comments

One of the 501(c)3 non-profits that we support is Ride4Water. Their mission is to inspire and mobilize people to do actives they love to raise awareness and funds for global clean water projects for developing countries around the world.  Be on the lookout for an El Salvador small lot coffee coming in 2016.   http://ride4water.com/elsalvador/

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