The following post is an opinion piece written by Snowy Elk Coffee Co., inspired by the Truth to Power Blog article, "Shopping local first is the wrong approach if you want Cheyenne's downtown to grow and innovate"
As Cheyenne’s local coffee roastery, we would like to share our opinion regarding Cheyenne’s Shop Local initiative and the associated Truth to Power (TtP) article recently published on the subject. Several great points are made in the TtP article, however, there are gaps that we believe are important to highlight....
This article has been borrowed from Vox with permission.
Written By: Joseph Stromberg
"Scientists Agree: Coffee Naps Are Better Than Coffee or Naps Alone
A quick nap before the caffeine kicks in can give you an extra bit of energy that might just be what you need to get through the rest of your day.
If you're feeling sleepy and want to wake yourself up — and have 20 minutes or so to spare before you need to be fully alert — there's something you should try. It's more effective than drinking a cup of coffee or taking a quick nap.
Starting up a small business, no matter what town or city it's in, is tough. We've been no strangers to experiencing this since we opened in January 2018. Starting anything from scratch is challenging, and we certainly knew that going in. The confidence to begin takes serious guts, and the drive to commit takes everything you have and then anything else you can muster up. There is perpetual physical and mental labor, constant brainstorming, endless evaluation, overwhelming floods of ideas, and several sleepless nights of worry and doubt.
But for some, the reward of being an entrepreneur is far beyond that of any corporate job title or long-awaited promotion. That's not to say being an employee isn't fulfilling...it's just not us.
It was a Saturday morning, and we were both just waking up to the crisp early fall breeze. Our espresso machine was warming up and it felt like a great morning for a Pumpkin Spice Latte!
Introducing our special Pumpkin Spice recipe! This can be made using regular drip coffee or a latte or cappuccino from a home espresso machine. You can improvise as you like, but here's our suggestions for the best tasting homemade pumpkin spice!
This article was written by Shannon Marks, a Snowy Elk Blog Contributor.
Coffee roasteries are becoming more prevalent today, and are known to highlight the delicious natural flavors of high-quality coffee beans. Roasteries are the crucial “middle-man” between raw coffee beans and the brew in your cup.
"Once people are exposed to craft coffee, there's no turning back"
Snowy Elk Blog
Part of the Snowy Elk Experience is exploring the story of coffee and the unique processes applied to create a "craft" roast. It is here where we share our knowledge and perspective of Wyoming-roasted coffee, inspired by adventure, balance and natural conservation.