Do you ever buy a bag of coffee beans and then stare blankly at it through that 7am-just-woke-up haze and wonder what is the best way to prepare this coffee to ensure you’ll get everything that you need from it?

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Benita Ki
Civic Recipes (guest post by Amy Blanton)

I love Civic Roasters not only because the coffee is great - but because the vision is simple. Using coffee to tell stories and connect people, ultimately building healthy communities.

So in honor of simplicity, I am bringing you a very basic chocolate chip pumpkin bread recipe. I believe it is best when served with a cup of coffee and shared with loved ones (or strangers if that's your thing).


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Civic Story: Benita Ki

This was my first moment of not just knowing about poverty, knowing about injustice, knowing about systemic oppression, but interacting with the compassion of God on the margins.

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Benita Ki