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Grounds for Change Coffee

Grounds for Change coffee is Certified Organic by the Washington State Department of Agriculture. Certified organic coffee is grown by farmers who emphasize the use of renewable resources and the conservation of soil and water to enhance environmental quality. Grounds for Change certified organic coffee is grown without the use of chemical pesticides and fertilizers, thereby assuring the health of the soil, the forest and the farmers.

Much like organic certification, fair trade certification lets you know about the origin of a product. Fair trade certified products come from all over the world, but share a common history. Farmers who grow fair trade coffee receive a fair price, and their communities and the environment benefit as well.

Grounds for Change French Roast 12oz
French Roast 12oz
$12.99
Grounds for Change Midnight Decaf 12oz
Midnight Decaf 12oz
$13.99

In a continuing effort to make every aspect of their business sustainable, Grounds for Change has partnered with Carbonfund.org to offset 100% of the global warming emissions associated with our coffee. Grounds for Change is the first coffee roaster in the country to complete the rigorous third-party certification process necessary to obtain the Carbon-Free Certified product label.

At the Water Cooler


I've heard a Great-horned Owl off and on in our yard for years. I happened to see her the other day just before dusk in our large oak tree. She was just waking up from a long day of snoozing, getting a little preening done in preparation for a night of hunting. I got as close as I could to her trying not to scare her away.

"Don't worry," she said casually. "I'm not ready to take off yet." "Wow," I...

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East Bay Times Article


Attracting birds and bees to our yards and gardens is simple, if we provide what they like and need.

Joanie Smith, owner of East Bay Nature in Walnut Creek, says there are five essential elements for success water, food, cover, nesting and safety.

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