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Habitat Team Updates

This year’s team of 12 JJ Staff have been busy little fundraising bee’s, working towards their trip to Guatemala in Spring 2015 to build homes with Global Village. The generosity of our customers has been overwhelming, with their donations totalling [ … ] Read More

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Habitat Trip 2013: El Salvador

It all began with a deep desire to give back. To be able to make a direct impact to the countries that work so hard for us as a company, and that provide us with our careers, is a [ … ] Read More

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Origin Trip 2014: Guatemala

Words by Grady Buhler, JJ Bean Coffee Quality Leader Photos by David Long, JJ Bean Roasting Supervisor (L-R): JJ, Grady, David, Jesse, Arturo Jr. (of Finca El Injerto) DAY 1: ADISQUE The trip started off on the right foot [ … ] Read More

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Sunday Morning at Hinge Park

**UPDATE: This event has been rescheduled to Sunday, March 23rd*** A Delicious Pairing of Vancouver Coffee Culture, History, and Landcape Architectural Design SUNDAY MARCH 23, 2014 DOORS AND COFFEE SERVICE 8:30 – 9:00AM PROGRAM 9:00 – 11:00 AM JJ BEAN [ … ] Read More

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JJ Bean 2013 Donation Report

2013 was another fantastic year for JJ Bean. We welcomed new staff, new customers—and we were welcomed into new neighbourhoods with our new cafés! 2013 was also a very successful donation year for us. And we couldn’t have done [ … ] Read More

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Name our new delivery truck!

You may have noticed we’ve added a few new locations to the family in the past year. Since we deliver our coffee and bakery supplies daily, we decided we need a new truck. So we’re going to Vegas, baby! [ … ] Read More

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17th Anniversary Sale!

It’s that time of year again! The time when we celebrate and thank you, our customers, for supporting us all these years. So join us at any of our cafés for these daily deals:   Sunday Dec. 1st 50% [ … ] Read More

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Friday November 29: Philippines Fundraiser

On Friday November 8, Typhoon Haiyan made landfall in the Philippines. The devastation would continue for several days, leaving the country in a state of emergency. Currently the death-toll is 5,500 and rising, nearly 2,000 people are missing, and [ … ] Read More

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Jim Green Plaque at Woodward’s

On Tuesday October 15, 2013, JJ Bean unveiled a plaque in our Woodward’s café honouring Jim Green for his leadership in the re-development of the Woodward’s site. The Woodward’s building was originally constructed as the Woodward’s department store in 1903. Commercially the [ … ] Read More

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We got a makeover!

If you’re reading this, you can see we got a virtual makeover! The wonderful people at Forge and Smith have brought us into the present day—our locations are easier to find, our shop is easier to navigate, and overall [ … ] Read More