Nossa Familia Coffee Events
Ongoing Classes & Tours
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.
$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.
Join us at our roastery for another installment of our Origin Education Talks: Decaffeinating Coffee; Swiss Water Process. In this lecture, we will discuss how our decaf coffee is decaffeinating using the Swiss Water Process- a natural process that uses no chemicals and is 99.9% effective at decaffeinating coffee. Featuring guest speakers from Canadian-based Swiss Water Process, as well as our own Director of Coffee, Rob Hoos.