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Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Editor's Pick: Grounds & Hounds Coffee Co

Fair trade organic coffee is one thing. Fair trade organic coffee that donates 20 percent of its proceeds to no kill animal rescue organizations is another. That's what dog-lover and coffee enthusiast Jordan Karcher had in mind when he launched Grounds & Hounds Coffee Co.
Stumbling upon a dog adoption event in Santa Monica in 2012, Karcher left with a new best friend that day. It was then that he established a goal of helping save homeless dogs everywhere. With his company, he's able to bring something to the masses that's also able to influence the mission. For each bag sold, 20 percent of its proceeds are donated to no kill rescue organizations that provide safe-havens for dogs who don't have a home.
A fan of breakfast blend coffees, I tried the Morning Walk Breakfast Blend yesterday. The medium blend features beans from Guatemala, Peru and Sumatra and has a slight cocoa flavor with citrus notes. Sold in 6-ounce bags, additional flavors include Ethiopian Yirgacheffe, Columbian, Peru, Mexican Chiapas, Papua New Guinea, Alpha Blend and Paper & Slipper Blend.