Our New Website!

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Yay! More Coffee!! Today, May 4th, we launched our new website. What’s new? Well in addition to being able to purchase the 12 oz bags, we’ve added 5-LB BULK BAGS as well, for all you coffee lovers. We’ll also be adding SUBSCRIPTIONS very soon, which is super exciting. We’ll post about that as soon as…

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OAK CITY COFFEE IS BUYING OUT STARBUCKS

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In a surprise move announced today, OAK CITY COFFEE CEO Billy Landahl and Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz agreed to terms of the sale of Starbucks. According to Landahl, ”Our first act of business, as you might guess, will be to change out their coffee.”  Analysts expect negative customer reactions to this change.  Millions of customers…

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2017 Outlook

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Maybe we’re just unstoppably optimistic.  Whatever the reason, we feel good about what’s ahead in 2017, and we want to take you along.   All of 2016 we dawdled around in fun-land, with creations like Nitro Coffee on tap at our Rolling Coffee Bar and in cans (First in Raleigh!), Sparkling Iced Chai Tea on tap , getting…

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AWARD WINNING CITY CUPS

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Recently, the City Cups concept was recognized with an award for the most integrative program idea of the year.  Guess that makes us “Award-winning City Cups” now!   An integrative work program is one that makes a meaningful place for people with special needs – integrating them into the work flow. In our case, we didn’t take a…

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NON-GMO COFFEE??

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As members of our community, and fellow eaters of food, we support having healthy foods and healthy labeling of foods.  That’s not too crazy, right?  But we have an issue in our food supply, and we’ve decided to raise awareness about it through our coffees.  The issue is that we have genetically modified foods in…

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OAK CITY NITRO IN CANS

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  Wow!  The response to Oak City Nitro in cans has been tremendous!  Thank you!  We launched this awesome concept on Saturday, June 4th, just in time for the summer!   And all summer long we’ll be releasing videos, having periscope adventures, giving away freebies, asking you to post your own Nitro Pour videos, and just loving the…

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CITY CUPS ARE HERE!

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Thanksgiving Weekend, 2015: It’s the official launch of CITY CUPS, Raleigh!   We’re pretty excited about this.  The News and Observer even wrote a nice article about us covering the vision of CITY CUPS!   https://bitly.com/1PHIKdV What are City Cups? Single-serve OAK CITY coffee in recyclable pods, entirely made by adults with autism and other developmental challenges.…

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COFFEE LOVE FOR GUATEMALA

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What do you get when you cross business with compassion? …You could get a business solution to a social need! Last year we started a partnership with the Good Shepherd Children’s Home and Medical Clinic in Xela, Guatemala (14.84N, -91.44W). We roasted and sold coffee here in the US from a farm nearby the work in…

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VALIENTE’S INNOVATIVE COFFEES

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We’re proud to be offering a brand new coffee directly from the farm of Mario Valiente in Montenegro, El Salvador.  This is the 5th farmer-direct coffee we’re able to add to our lineup. And this is darn amazing quality coffee! The Valiente family is the owner of Calera Farm. With this crop, Mario introduced the…

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FEAR THE LION

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  Ethiopia’s Yirgacheffe region is known to produce the most unique coffees in the world!  The natural, or dry, process starts with the harvested coffee fruit, with the beans still inside.  They are spread out in the sun to dry on raised beds. All that fruit goodness gets into the beans in a way that takes…

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