Here at Nossa Familia, we take pride not only in roasting and serving excellent coffee, but also educating our guests about the trade and craft as well. From sourcing to evaluating, roasting to cupping, brewing to serving -- there is a great deal of expertise & knowledge involved! We are happy to share our knowledge with you every step of the way.
To purchase a class as a gift, or if you're not ready to book a date, you can purchase a gift code here.
If you would like to set up a private class or tour group (minimum 6 people), please send your inquiry to firstname.lastname@example.org. Classes can be fully customized to include refreshments, even more coffee & a bag of coffee for each participant to take home.
Upcoming Classes, Tours & Events:
FREE | Tuesdays at 12 PM
Join us at our Pearl District roastery for a free and informal public tour & coffee cupping every Tuesday at noon. We’ll take you behind the scenes into our roastery, learning all about how our coffee is roasted and professionally evaluated, from bean to cup. You'll also join us in our "lab" for a coffee cupping, where you’ll have the opportunity to taste a variety of coffees, identifying flavor differences and tasting notes.
FREE | Tuesday, April 25 | 5:30 PM
Join us for the next installment of Nossa Familia Coffee’s Origin Education Talks on Coffee Sourcing Philosophy. We’ll discuss our practices and philosophy on sustainable coffee sourcing through deeply-rooted relationships with our farmers and brokers. We’ll also dive into what terms like “direct trade” and “fair trade” really mean in coffee.
$35 | Saturdays | 11 AM - 1 PM
Learn what it takes to brew the perfect cup at home! This hands-on & interactive two-hour class will focus on demystifying the skills, equipment, and ideas needed to make great coffee in your own space, to your tastes. Perfect for budding home baristas, or simply the coffee-curious, we will guide you through several brewing techniques, discussing the how and why of craft coffee brewing. Includes a 12oz bag of Nossa Familia Coffee and a 10% in-store discount on brewing gear for each student.
$45 | Fridays | 2-4 PM
Are you constantly filled with barista envy, and want to learn the secrets of the trade to pull your own espresso shots and perfectly steam milk at home? In this 2-hour class you'll learn the basics of the art of espresso extraction and milk steaming. We will take you on the journey of coffee from seed to cup, and instruct on how this knowledge translates into making delicious espresso drinks. By the end of this class you will have the ability to pull and evaluate proper espresso shots, and learn theory behind good milk texture when steaming and pouring drinks.