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The Ongoing Quest

  This July, we sent a small team from DOMA to Oakland, California, to visit “The Crown” (the coffee lab) at Royal Coffee. Royal Coffee supplies some of the green coffee that we roast at the DOMA Coffee Lab. Ian, Jim, and Joey went to visit, drink coffee, eat food, and also learn a thing[…]

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Business Not as Usual

  You may have heard this week that it’s no longer “business as usual” at some of our nation’s biggest companies. Around 200 chief executives—including those from the likes of Apple, Walmart, and Amazon—recently argued that corporations should invest in their employees, deal fairly and ethically with suppliers, and protect the environment. Why is this[…]

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Love People, Love the Planet

As part of our “Love People, Love the Planet” theme for 2019, we’re spreading the news about our wholesale partners who are spending time loving others and our environment through responsible business practices and just plain cool things. Here’s another business that uses their company for good and not for evil: Little Star Diner in[…]

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May Musings from Terry

Seems like it was just April the other day, and I guess technically it was. We’re already 5 months into 2019 and I’m just wondering where the past 4 months have gone. My garden is wondering where I’ve been and I’ve been trying to explain that we had snow around our house until April 20th–[…]

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Earth Day

  In honor of Earth Day, this April we’re highlighting sustainable, eco-friendly practices. Send your responses to the following questions to terry@domacoffee.com and we’ll give our favorite answer a prize. Winner gets a DOMA mug, bag of coffee, and honorable mention in the next life. And, seriously—let’s make Earth Day every day. 1) What unique[…]

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Organic Cold Brew Coffee Mask

Making the most of your organic cold brew By Katrina I love to recycle and repurpose, to squeeze every bit of life out of a thing before I toss it into the bin, particularly when it comes to food. When I cook, I save my celery tops and carrot ends for broth, rinse off those[…]

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Truckload Equipment Sale

  We use our coffee equipment with love, then offer our favorites to our friends and colleagues for a steal of a deal. Contact Ty for prices! 1) La Marzocco GB5. 2 – Group semi-auto. This has been used in our Coffee Lab for a few months and is in perfect condition. Comes with a[…]

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Summer Lovin’—A Work of Arts

  Anyone who feels the textured design of our letterpressed Summer Lovin’ label knows it’s not your typical coffee can. What you don’t see is the work behind the letterpress (and all the work before it), the transformation of a single idea when it goes through the creative hands and minds of various artists and[…]

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Sustainable Learning

  Lake City High School’s Outdoor Studies Program comes to DOMA In April, the Coffee Lab filled with high schoolers who were signed up for an hour-long tour of a sustainable business. Surprising, perhaps, to a bystander, was the intent interest these students showed. Not only did they pay attention; they asked questions. They asked[…]

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Every Business Story is a Love Story

  Rebecca Hurlen-Patano and Terry Patano, owners of DOMA Coffee Roasting Company in Post Falls, pose for a photograph on Oct. 19, 2017. (Kathy Plonka / The Spokesman-Review) By Rachel Toor The man on DOMA’s logo is Terry Patano’s father, himself a small business owner. In fact, both Terry and Rebecca Hurlen-Patano come from the[…]