Mt. Si Coffee Roasters – The History of Coffee

Mt. Si Coffee Roasters – The History of Coffee

Article by: Dawn Lambros Growing up in Southern California in the early 1960s – the product of Sicilian immigrants, circa late 1940s – it would be a comedic understatement to say that coffee was a huge part of my life. By the age of six, I could break down and load up the family espresso maker like it was second nature! Coffee was much more than a hot dark drink poured into a coffee cup. In my household, coffee was plasma – it was our life’s...

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Coffee Facts: Coffee Consumption is On The Rise

Coffee Facts: Coffee Consumption is On The Rise

Did you know? …. To date, annual coffee consumption worldwide has been estimated to be over 400 BILLION cups and continues to rapidly grow! 400 billion cups translates to over 1.4 billion cups of coffee per day. The United States is responsible for almost 35% of the coffee consumption at 400 million cups every day! Do you have some coffee facts to share with us?  Contact us about them and we’ll happily add them to the website. We’re...

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Mt.Si Coffee Roasters Returns Issaquah Farmers Market!

Mt.Si Coffee Roasters Returns Issaquah Farmers Market!

Time really has flown by so quickly that it’s hard to believe we’re gearing up for our return back to Issaquah Farmers Market!   The Issaquah Farmers Market runs every Saturday starting May 2nd through September 26th. Hours are 9am-2pm. Located at the historic Pickering Barn across the street from the Issaquah Costco. Covered parking available just 150 feet from our venue for easy...

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Coffee Facts: Coffee is the World 2nd Largest Traded Commodity

Coffee Facts: Coffee is the World 2nd Largest Traded Commodity

Did you know? Yes, it’s true. If you haven’t heard the news, coffee is the second largest traded commodity, surpassed only by… you guessed it, petroleum… OIL! That makes coffee the world’s second largest traded commodity. There are approximately 25 million farmers and coffee workers in over 50 countries involved in producing coffee around the world. Coffee was traditionally developed as a colonial cash crop, planted by serfs or wage laborers in...

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Welcome

Welcome

Thank you for joining us at Mt. Si Coffee Roasters. We are very happy you stopped by! A little bit about us… Mt. Si Coffee purchases only  the highest quality Arabica beans from the best estates and small farms from East Africa, Latin America and the Pacific. Once the green coffee reaches our shores, it goes through several quality checks before it is roasted. We then roast small batches to ensure that each new shipment meets our...

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Mt. Si – About the Mountain…

Mt. Si – About the Mountain…

Mt. Si, a 4167ft tall peak on the western edge of the Cascade mountain range in Washington state, towers over the scenic Snoqualmie valley and the small city of North Bend. The mountain is a remnant of an “oceanic plate” volcano whose sheer rock face presents an impressive view to all in Seattle and the region to the east. The mountain was named after a local homesteader Josiah “Uncle Si” Merritt who was one of the early pioneers in the Pacific...

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About Our Products

About Our Products

Mt. Si Coffee Roasters purchases only  the highest quality Arabica beans from the best estates and small farms from East Africa, Latin America and the Pacific. Once the green coffee reaches our shores it goes through several quality checks before it is roasted. We then roast small batches to ensure that each new shipment meets our stringent standards. When tasting each batch we analyze the fragrance, aroma, flavor, acidity, body and finish to...

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