May Erlewine Shine On Coffee and Mug

A tasty musical collab

Shine on blend

with artist may erlewine

Peru norandino

think cocoa + strawberry jam

spring has sprung

Awaken blend

supporting gender equity in DRC

sustainably delicious

single farmer lots from the comsa cooperative in honduras

Coffee Collections

Apex Series

Apex Series

Single Origin

Single Origin

Signature Blends

Signature Blends

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Higher Grounds and Jail Guitar Doors: Creating Change Through Coffee and Music

Higher Grounds and Jail Guitar Doors: Creating Change Through Coffee and Music Higher Grounds is excited to team up with Jail Guitar Doors USA to bring their music rehabilitation programming to Michigan. Throughout 2021 we will be helping to raise funds for JGD with our new Coffee For Change "Riff Roast" and through monthly concerts that will feature some of Michigan's best artists and bands.

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The Aeropress: An Overview and Brew Guide

The Aeropress: An Overview and Brew Guide

As a versatile, accessible, and affordable way to brew coffee, the AeroPress has become especially popular in the specialty coffee community over the years.  Compact, simple, and easy to set up, it’s a great way to brew a sweet, full-bodied cup of coffee both at home and on the road....

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We're Teaming up to Support our Veterans

We're Teaming up to Support our Veterans Higher Grounds has launched a new coffee blend “Bold Glory” in partnership with the Northern Michigan for Veterans (NMV) organization.

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Our Model

Higher Grounds donates at least 1% of our profits to On the Ground, our partner nonprofit. 

On the Ground empowers coffee farming communities through gender and social equity, environmental sustainability, and economic security. 

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True sustainability is only possible through a human-centric approach.

At every touchpoint along the supply chain--farmers, co-ops, roasters, buyers, baristas, and consumers--we advocate for not just the highest standards in coffee, but the highest standards of human life and respect. 

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