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Tales from beyond the woods

New Coffees January-February 2020

Introducing 5 new coffees for 2020. This latest list from our seasonal coffees programme features plenty of variety for single estate espresso fans and another wonderful single farmer lot from Yemen.

29th January 2020

Cafe Days at the Mill 2020

A Quick Guide to our 2020 Cafe Days

12th December 2019

New Coffees October 2019 (Part 2)

Better late than never, here is my rundown of the second half of our single estate list for October-November!

19th November 2019

New Coffees October 2019 (Part 1)

The first of two articles in which I run down our new single estate coffees for October-November. This part features two single-farmer Ethiopian coffees and a delicious Costa-Rican natural from Finca Sabana Redonda whose Honey processed lot from our previous list proved a big hit

9th October 2019

New Coffees August 2019

A new selection of limited edition, fresh-crop single estate coffees

23rd August 2019

Marsden Jazz Fest in the Dark Woods

We are proud to support and be a part of the Marsden Jazz Festival once again this year. On Saturday 12th October, we will open for a special Jazz Fest Cafe Day pop-up.

21st August 2019

New Coffees May 2019

This month we say goodbye to coffees from Tanzania, Dr Congo and Burundi and welcome in a directly traded Rwanda, a stunning all-rounder from Nicaragua and a most unusual naturally processed coffee from Kenya.

24th May 2019

Ice Ice Baby

Summer is almost upon us and if it's going to be even half as hot as last year then you'd be advised to start thinking about adding some iced options to your tea and coffee menus. In order to give you some inspiration I've put together a few simple and tasty options that all use existing products in the Dark Woods range. Enjoy!

23rd May 2019

Grinders - Cleaning and Maintenance

In my last journal post I talked about the importance of your grinder and suggested that for long term consistency and quality, a regular schedule of maintenance was required. In this follow-up post I'll discuss how to do just that!

21st May 2019

5 Things You Should Know About Your Grinder

If you run a coffee shop, then your coffee grinder is probably the most important piece of kit that you own. If your grinder stops working, then your coffee shop can't run. You need to learn to love your grinder, and it will love you back.

29th March 2019

Cafe Days at the Mill 2019

Brews, bakes, burgers and beers

18th March 2019

New Coffees March - April 2019

Trainer Tom runs down our brand new single estate coffees for March - April

15th March 2019

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