29 Feb '16, 5pm

Bell Tower Coffee: Portland's Serene Church Cafe

Bell Tower’s status as a non-profit sets it apart from the rest of Portland’s craft coffee scene. And though it wasn’t the original goal, Taborspace (by way of Bell Tower) has strengthened the coffee community, too, with well-trained baristas and Weinberg’s One Stripe Chai line, which has a growing list of Portland accounts. Goldsmith and Moomaw have a working vision of expanding the Mount Tabor program to other churches, reviving spaces based on the needs of their neighborhoods. That may mean other cafes and training programs, but in the meantime, Goldsmith is excited about organizing trips to roasteries for Bell Tower’s baristas, establishing relationships with organizations helping those struggling to find employment, and working with other local businesses.

Full article: http://sprudge.com/bell-tower-coffee-94464.html

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