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Dancing Goats at Ponce City Market Atlanta

When our owners first toured what has been transformed into the Ponce City Market over three years ago, it was a mess. The hulking brick shell of what was once a Sears & Roebuck store, distribution center, and regional office had been mostly empty for 30 years. But Jamestown Properties had a vision for what Read more

Batdorf and The Atlanta Film Festival, a Great Partnership

We love supporting companies and organizations who share our ideals whether they make coffee or omelets or evenings. Once we got to know the folks with the Atlanta Film Festival we knew we were kindred spirits.  The Atlanta Film Festival–one of only two-dozen Academy Award® qualifying festivals in the country–is the area’s preeminent celebration of Read more

Weekends Are Overrated

“Weekends Are Overrated” is the slogan for Monday Night Brewing, a craft beer brewer located in Atlanta, just two miles from our Atlanta roasting facility.  Monday Night and Batdorf are friends. We like their beer. They like our coffee. They like us. We like them. They love to taste stuff. We love to taste stuff. Read more

Coffee Story: Sulawesi Toraja “Mamasa”

With less than a week to go before we begin production roasts I asked Bob Benck, our Green Coffee Buyer, if he would share his excitement with the B&B fans. Here is what he told me: I began roasting coffee at Batdorf & Bronson Coffee Roasters in January of 1996.  Under the watchful eye of Read more

Events: Batdorf & Bronson Brews with the Best at the Big Western

Just this last weekend, 4 of us flew down to Los Angeles to compete and judge at the Western Regional Barista & Brewer’s Cup Competitions. Representing her skills, her café, and B&B roasted Colombian beans – Stacy Wood-Burgess took to the stage for the first time last weekend, presenting  a panel of judges with 4 Read more

In the News: Dancing Goats Named Atlanta’s Hottest Coffee Shop

In survey results Zagat released Monday Feb. 24th, Dancing Goats Coffee Bar at Ponce City Market was named one of ‘Atlanta’s Ten Hottest Coffee Shops’. Two of Batdorf & Bronson’s wholesale customers, The General Muir and Hodgepodge Coffeehouse and Gallery also made the top ten list. “We haven’t even been open two years yet,” noted Read more