Hey coffee lovers! The Beanstock Coffee Festival returns to Vancouver on November 2 and 3. Meet local micro-roasters, try specialty coffee samples, and learn about the importance of socially responsible brew. Beanstock will take place at Performance Works on Granville Island, and features 30 independent micro-roasters, including Agro Coffee Roasters, Luna Coffee, Prototype Coffee, Pallet Coffee Roasters, and Rooftop Coffee Roasters.

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Beanstock Coffee Festival was created by a team of industry professionals committed to expanding public awareness of third wave coffee and local micro-roasters, while also advocating for a more sustainable future for coffee. Coffee is the world’s favourite beverage with more than 2.2 billion cups consumed around the world each day – but not every cup is created the same.

Luna Coffee at Beanstock Coffee Festival
Luna Coffee at Beanstock Coffee Festival

Particularly in recent years, third wave coffee – a movement towards high-quality, transparent and fair trade alternatives – has skyrocketed with specialty growers, traders and roasters uniting to improve each stage of production, from farming and processing techniques, to distributing the final product.

“Vancouver is widely considered North America’s epicentre for coffee culture, which is why we chose the city to host this year’s Beanstock Coffee Festival. The event allows us to pay homage to micro-roasters driving the movement to produce artisanal quality brew, while also providing important education about direct trade, single-origin and sustainably grown coffee.”

Mengo McCall, Partner, Beanstock Coffee Festival

Early bird tickets start at $25 each, and include two tokens that can be exchanged for 100-gram samples of roasted coffee. VIP Weekend Passes are $75 and includes unlimited priority entry access to both days of the festival; a Beanstock tote bag containing premium samples; and a festival branded ceramic cup for tastings and to take home.

The event is open November 2 and 3, between 9:00am and 5:30pm. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

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