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Various Positions Available: Firedancer Coffee Consultants is looking for experienced, friendly coffee professionals to join a family-owned business headed by a true coffee connoisseur, with locations in Michigan and Nevada.

Available positions include:
  • Green Coffee Buyer and Cupper: Experienced, friendly coffee professional to help build on the company’s success.
  • Roast Master: Two to three years’ experience roasting and cupping coffee, with excellent attention to detail and the ability to work as part of a team and lift 75 pounds.
  • Machine Operators: Two to three years’ experience operating form-fill seal machines, K-Cup equipment, grinders, ribbon blenders and related equipment.
  • Sales: Four to five years’ experience selling to larger retailers, groceries, discounters, chains and/or foodservice operations. Knowledge of coffee preferred.
Please send résumés and references to


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 or call 800.458.2233.

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


Vintage Farmers Market Trailer. 1959 trailer, extensively rehabbed. Set up for pour-overs and cold brew. This is an incredible attention grabber. $12,000. Sioux City, Iowa. For details and photos please email
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Organic Roasting Company. Organic coffee roasting company for sale in St. Augustine, Florida. Trademarked brand. Established wholesale clients including large music venue. Equipment includes 3-kilo San Franciscan roaster and cold-brew production/kegerators, etc. $60,000. For inquiries, please contact Joey at 904.460.6068.

Organic/Fair Trade Coffee Roastery. We are retiring and have a well-established, certified fair trade/organic coffee roastery available for sale in Toronto, Canada. Great supply chain, 15-kilo roaster, lovely clientele, fabulous personnel. $330,000 Canadian. Seeking a like-minded new owner. If interested, please send an introductory letter with some indication of financial health to

LA Coffee College (previously LA Barista Academy) is looking for business partners to expand and develop our coffee education business as we launch the first college-level coffee school in the United States. We are open to any business proposals or co-op opportunities. Please send a brief business proposal and résumé to

For Lease (Raymond, Washington). 2680 square feet. Perfect for coffee roaster or shop. $975/month, includes water, sewer, garbage. Located next to Historic Raymond Theatre on Hwy. 101. Built in 1926, has character, is well maintained and has a new heating system. Two rooms and mezzanine upstairs. Currently no coffee shop in town. More photos available. 360.580.5036 or
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2008 Diedrich CR70 Commercial Coffee Roaster. Includes 1st generation automation, loader, 70 kg roaster, destonter/hopper, cyclonic chaff separator, catalytic oxidizer, all venting, electrical, etc. Roaster is fully functional and operates daily. This was custom built by Steven Diedrich at his Sandpoint facility. Asking $140,000 US. For more details, email

Probat G25. Built in 1989. Working condition, factory close. Includes afterburner, destoner, chaff collector, etc. Two-stage burner. FOB Vancouver, B.C., Canada. Asking $139,900 (USD). If interested, please contact Mike Li at

San Franciscan SF6. Clean and built like a tank; retrofitted with gas manometer and ports for bean and environment temperature. Includes a brand-new Phidget and thermocouples, easily connected to Cropster or Artisan. Great little roaster to start your business. $12,000. Text 402.960.7412 or email for pictures.

Probat UG22 Coffee Roaster. Pre-1958 model, regularly maintained and fully operational with new probes and Cropster data logging. Includes spare belts, spare motor, cooling tray screen and maintenance records. It is dismantled and in a shipping container in Vancouver, Canada. US$58,000. Contact ROOT 86 Coffee at 1.604.649.0361 or For more information visit
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