freshly roasted coffee

A good cup of coffee can make your whole day better. We make it easy for you to enjoy freshly roasted coffee, whether that means stopping in to visit one of our Ann Arbor cafes, picking up a bag of beans at your local grocer to brew at home, or beans delivered to your business. We’re dedicated to providing you coffees from around the world that will excite your taste buds, stimulate your senses and start your day off right.


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Colombia Origin Trip – Notes from the Farm

This past week, I had the opportunity to travel to Jardin, Colombia to visit several farms in the region where we buy much of our coffee, and to see the mill in town where most of these farmers sell their coffee and where it’s prepared for export. On this trip, I was able to bring along two people from the MGC staff. Fionn, our head production roaster, and Eric, the lead barista and trainer for the South University cafe. This was the coffee origin trip for both of them and part of the experience was driven by our company mission of connecting our staff with the entire organic system of coffee and how it moves around the world and eventually ends up in the cup we are serving. I last visited this area 4 years ago and much has changed since that trip, mostly in the way that small farmers have taken steps to increase the quality, and the opportunity they have to sell small lots of their best coffee directly to customers like us. In addition, these farmers are paid a premium for their extra efforts in producing these spectacular coffees. During our four day visit in the Antioquia region, we visited five farms (on horseback), tasted coffee from 13 others, visited with students who are sons and daughters of famers attending agricultural college during the weekends, had many wonderful meals prepared in farm kitchens and shared stories and business insight with our compatriots from small roasting companies from Ventura, CA to Brooklyn, NY. We were hosted by Vivian Vasquez, whose family owns and operates the mill in Antioquia as well as another mill in Narino where... read more

MGC Gift Guide

Tis the season of gift giving. From the simple to the sublime, we’ve got the equipment to satisfy most any coffee lover. Starting at $8 for a Mighty Good Mug to $2600 for a Rocket prosumer espresso machine, we’ve got you covered this holiday season. Our staff of coffee professionals can assist you in putting together anything from a single item to a complete brewing package. Don’t forget that all our coffees make great gifts and they are fun to share with your friends and family. You can purchase all our coffees in any quantity at our Main Street location and sample different coffees back to back to find your favorite. It’s a fun way to sit around the table and have a conversation and it’s a lot more fun to sample a cup of coffee than to hear your Uncle Joe tell the same old tories again. You can select any of our coffees to suit your taste, including anything from Brazilian Esmeralda to El Zapote Gesha from Guatemala along with our limited edition 2015 Holiday Blend. Our coffee staff will be more than happy to help you select the perfect coffee for you. To help you get started with your shopping for that coffee lover on your Christmas list here are a few brewing equipment highlights from our extensive selection of coffee making equipment: Aeropress, great for the solo coffee lover. Simple and compact. Fits easily in a stocking. $29.95 Bonavita, 5 cup or 12 cup coffee maker. Superb temperature stability makes perfect coffee. $130 – $170 Bodum, choose a French press, a burr grinder or get them both. $20 – $120... read more

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Ann Arbor, MI 48104

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