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We’re Ready for Our Forever Home

The first two years of the cooperative have been spent at 501 E. Pine in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle.  Over that time the co-op has GROWN, from infancy to toddler-hood.  We have made leaps and bounds, and now we are ready to grow some more!  We want to grow our capacity to strengthen […]

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Goodbye, Capitol Hill

Goodbye Capitol Hill… There we said it. It was hard, but we said it. We will miss you, 501 E. Pine. We will miss your big windows and your high ceiling. We will miss flying our Black Flags in the shadows of your sterile condos.  Love it or hate it, we’re out of here before […]

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May Newsletter

Hello Black Coffee Family! There are three special events we’d like it highlight this month. We’ll send a separate email out highlighting May Day festivities – however, Black Coffee will be closed for May Day as a holiday for the workers. 1. Meet Coffee Farmers! This Friday, 4/25 will be a rare opportunity to meet […]

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Worker-Owner Call Out

The Black Coffee Co-op is looking to expand! If you love making coffee, want to smash the state, and like to play well with others, this may be the position for you. Here’s some of what we’re looking for: radical anti-state, anti-capitalist, anti-authoritarian politics (you don’t need to quote old radicals, but you should know […]

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New Years Hours & Noise Demonstration

Tomorrow, New Year’s Eve, black coffee will be closing at 7pm. Please join us for a noise demonstration at 8pm at the local Juvenile Hall, 12th and alder, to show these kids they are loved and remembered. Black Coffee will reopen on 1/1 at 9am.

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Black Coffee Newsletter – December ’13

Hello Black Coffee Family! Temperatures are freezing, first frost set in early, and we are due for a cold cold winter! If you’ve got plenty of warm clothes, warm food, and warm friends – Black Coffee encourages you to share some of that abundance. Peace for the Streets by Kids for the Streets, or “PSKS”, […]

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Holiday Hours

During the holidays we’ll be operating limited hours due to a slow in business, and our worker-owners’ need for rest. December 24th & 25th 8am – 10pm December 31st 7am-6pm January 1st 10am – Midnight

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First Week of Black Coffee!

We’re open for coffee, and we’ve still got lots of work to do.. The space is still under construction – we’ve still got a whole laundry list of work to do. Nonetheless, we wanted to start preparing the public for how delicious our coffee is, so we’ve set up a temporary coffee bar to start serving […]

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Home Sweet Home: Help Us Build It

Hello Black Coffee Family! It is with absolute joy & elation that I announce we have found our perfect home! “BUT WAIT A TICK!” you say, “those grimy coffee pirates told us this before!” Alas, it’s true, we previously thought we found a home at on Pike St, but due to a number of complications, we […]

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No Luck on Olive Way Location

After a couple months of concerted efforts to scoring a lease at the 1718 Olive Way space, we were turned down. The owner was worried about whether or not the old-old plumbing would be able to stand up to a coffee shop. The space has always been used as offices in the past, so we […]

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