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Nostalgia coffee and plants
Nostalgia coffee in a cup

We believe that coffee can create the nostalgia of a sweet memory.

We all either have a favorite neighborhood coffee shop or dream of a place we can sit quietly, relax, and savor an exceptional cup of coffee. It’s a place you can hide away to enjoy your new favorite book, cram for your next test, or just pick up a to go cup from a friendly barista and be on your way.

At Nostalgia, we honor the memories that surround coffee. We’re passionate about bringing that feeling to you through award-winning taste and excellent customer experience. We hope our coffee is an opportunity for you to stop, savor, and enjoy.

Meet the team

What happens when you bring together a former CPA, an award-winning coffee roaster, a top tier barista, and a PHD? A whole lot of fun—and very good coffee.

Taylor Fields striking a pose and laughing
Taylor Fields Founder & CEO, She/Her/Hers

Favorite way to have coffee:

An early morning pour-over on Chemex before heading to the beach with my awesome girlfriend!

Brandt Rakowski in overalls smiling
Brandt Rakowski Head Roaster, He/Him/His

Favorite way to have coffee:

A Kalita Wave pour-over in the early morning, or an Aeropress when I am on the go.

Gillian Wight smiling and looking away while leaning against a tree
Gillian Wight Head of Sales, She/Her/Hers

Favorite way to have coffee:

Sipping a natural processed Ethiopian flash-brew on a hot day while taking my pup on a walk!

Stephanie Sincomb smiling and drinking coffee
Stephanie Sincomb Head of R&D, She/Her/Hers

Favorite way to have coffee:

Making the perfect shot of espresso + 6oz of hot water at 3:30am, then hitting the gym. Some call it an Americano—I call it perfection.

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Proud Parents of honor students, aren’t they just so talented?

Nostalgia coffee, magazines, and sunglasses

We create damn good coffee.
Our world-class coffee growers, ethically exceptional coffee millers, and award-winning roaster come together to continually innovate and improve our product. The result - some of the best damn coffee around.

We do our part to protect the Earth.
We are committed to upholding sustainable business practices and ethical sourcing of goods. All of our coffee is grown with organic practices, all coffee grounds are composted, and we measure every drop of water at our mobile cafe so nothing is wasted. We believe that every action matters.

We deeply care about people.
From flourishing salaries, putting women in positions of power, and having the most diverse team possible to fundamentally changing how coffee is bought and giving 5% of revenue back to producers, we seek to always be kind and ethical. We strive to create a wonderful experience whether you are a customer, team member, or coffee producer.

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