A Rootless Coffee and Edible Flint Collaboration
Created By: Marin Beardslee
Minas Gerais, Brazil and Flint, Michigan. Two entirely different places, climates, languages, cultures, foods, and people. But there is something that the two locations both unitedly share; Earth, our home and also known as Mother Nature. We walk on her, we run on her, we build on her, we live on her, and we grow on her. We not only grow our food from her soil but we are connected to her as soon as we are born and as soon our feet hit the soft ground beneath. Rootless Coffee Co. sources their coffee straight from Minas Gerais, Brazil. They grow entirely different fruits and vegetables versus what we grow in Flint, Michigan. I thought of no better way than to incorporate into my piece the combination of Brazil and Michigan, two places that are not normally intertwined, by creating a piece that combined both Brazil and Michigan's most grown fruits and vegetables. From Brazil there is acai, passion fruit, jabuticaba, guarana, siriguela, chuchu, and malagueta peppers. From Michigan there are tomatoes, kale, green peppers, asparagus, and turnips. Using the women of Brazil as my inspiration to create a face for mother nature, I incorporated all the fruits and vegetables into one cohesive piece. Together they symbolize unity and social equity. All of them together in the picture are living harmoniously as the sun sets. It is essential in our life's journey that we connect with mother nature. Wherever we are from at the end of the day we all come from the earth, it is our one united home.
Elevation: 1100 MASL
Taste: Dark Chocolate, Nutty, Dried Fruit, Almond, Cherry.
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And the pickup option was super easy and convenient
Edible Flint - United By Mother Nature
I ordered my Partner Blend through the Edible Flint website. I picked it up at Rootless Coffee. Sending one of my coffee bags off to Quebec for my son. Sharing the coffee love from Minas Gerais, Brazil to Flint Michigan, to Val David, Quebec, CA! It's so great to be able to share a part of Edible Flint with my family and friends! We are all connected.
While local coffee roasters and brewers are more common here in Washington, nothing compares to "United By Mother Nature." It's the best smelling coffee, and the flavors are strong and natural. The artwork is perfect and the collaboration with the Edible Flint program make it all even cooler. After having the first cup, I immediately jumped onto the website to order more.
This coffee was everything I had hoped for and more! Love the artwork on the packaging and the online ordering process couldn't have been easier. I chose the "pickup" option for delivery and found that interaction to be friendly and professional.