River Road Coffeehouse Serves one line coffee at Granville Farmer’s Market

Aug 5, 2011

One line coffee is partnering with River Road Coffeehouse in Granville this summer to participate in the Granville Farmer’s Market sponsored by the local Chamber of Commerce. The market is held each Saturday morning from 8:30 am to noon on Main Street just north of the Village Square and opened on May 14.

Located in the picturesque New England style village of Granville, Ohio, this market has been called “the best in Central Ohio” by vendors and shoppers alike. It is full of beautiful flowering plants and cut flowers, locally grown vegetables and fruit, and organic produce, meats and cheeses. There are delicious cottage industry foods such as home-baked breads, assorted baked goods, candies, salsa, mustards, and more!

According to one line coffee General Partner Mark Forman, this year’s booth will offer a “Pour-Over Coffee Bar” that “aligns nicely with our goal of helping area residents become more familiar with origin coffees and the farmers and laborers who produce these coffees.” Of course, freshness counts… and coffees served have been roasted 2-3 days prior to market day. The pour-over bar allows each customer’s selection to be fresh ground and brewed while they watch and learn about where the coffee was grown and harvested.

Each week, one line coffee selects a light-roast and a dark-roast origin as pour-over choices as well as a decaf option. Forman emphasizes that their coffee roasting company specializes in the roasting of origin coffees to “put a spotlight on the farmers and countries where quality coffee is grown and harvested.” Coffee pouches are offered for sale to market-goers for take-home and provide printed information about the country of origin as well as tasting and cupping notes form the roaster. As the summer heats up, the booth provides a special “over-ice” option that has become a real favorite for many of the market shoppers. While the pour-over technique is clearly more labor intensive, according to Forman, “this process fits well with the underlying theme of Farmer’s Market products….high quality, local and hand-made.”