Our business philosophy rests in the belief that everyone deserves to enjoy delicious coffee. Our growth depends on the strong relationships with our Homestead Coffee community, relationships that we value to no end. That is the number one reason why we never compromise on our ideals or standards of quality.
By investing in our partners and using environmentally friendly packaging, we create better relationships with the earth and each other.
Michael spent the first years of the company’s life building and strengthening his knowledge of coffee. From origin to roast to brew method, he listened to the community and his own palate to craft what makes our coffees stand out. He now sources our green coffee and is in charge of wholesale business relations. He strives to bring together the best the coffee world has to offer.
Asst. Roastmaster/Production Mgr.
Ryan spent his early 20's touring as a guitarist in a reggae-punk band. He has a passion for music and is an avid vinyl collector. Ryan's new to the world of coffee, but is excited to expand his knowledge of the roasting process. He's passionate, meticulous and appreciates the intricacies of coffee. While he enjoys the more bitter things in life, like dark chocolate, black coffee and whisky -- he has a sweet spot for his wife Ashley.
Graphic Design/Content Manager
Leigh has a background in filmmaking and still photography. She is excited about exploring and sharing the stories that exist behind the Homestead brand – who we are and where we came from – also what we’re up to now and the relationships that we’re creating today. She helps us to bring our visions to life, and strives to help strengthen and deepen our connection with our community. She also creates the artistry behind our product packaging and labeling.
Trevor is a consummate craftsman. He spent many years working in fine carpentry and woodworking, taking meticulous care of the finest details. He has turned his pursuit of crafting the best into the artistry of sourcing and roasting coffee. Trevor continues to challenge himself by consistently tasting, refining, honing and perfecting Homestead’s coffee selection.
Jake is the newest member of our coffee roasting family. He loves music, lifting weights and PB&J sandwiches. Coffee is a new venture for Jake, but he's excited to learn and is honored to be part of the team.