Smithfield Farmers Market – April Schedule

The Smithfield Farmers Market season kicks off April 1st! In addition to the opening market, you can find us in Smithfield on April 15th and April 29th. The market is located in the historic district on Main Street. Hours are from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

New Year, New Beans!

Happy New Year! We’ve updated the site with our latest beans: El Salvador Tres Ninas, Burundi Kanovera (Fair Trade), Kenyan Maganjo and Colombian Excelso Cauca – Finca El Porvenir. If you live or work near Smithfield, Finley’s General Store which is located on Main Street has a fresh batch of coffee that was roasted this week. Primrose in Newport News and Glazed Doughnuts in Hampton will be getting more coffee next week. ** We’ll be taking a little break from roasting from January 22nd – Continue reading →

Smithfield Holiday Markets in December and Finley’s General Store

Happy Holidays! We’ll be at our usual spot in Smithfield for the December 3rd market which runs from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  We’ll also be at the December 10th market from 3:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  Stop by and see us in between the Smithfield Times and the Post Office on Main Street. There will be shuttle service from satellite parking lots for the December 10th market. Visit the Smithfield Farmer’s Market web site for more information about the holiday markets:  http://www.smithfieldfarmersmarket.org/ If you live Continue reading →

Smithfield Holiday Markets – November Schedule

You can find us in Smithfield on the following dates: November 12th – Vintage Market from 9:00 – 2:00 November 19th – Thanksgiving Market 9:00 – 1:00 November 26th – Small Business Saturday Market 9:00 – 1:00

Smithfield Farmers Market – October Schedule

As long as the weather cooperates, you can find us at the Smithfield Farmers Market on the following dates in October: October 15th from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. October 22nd from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. October 29th from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m

Latest Additions To Our Coffee Line Up

We’ve added some new beans to our coffee line up! Flores Komodo Dragon (Fair Trade/Organic/Rainforest Alliance) Mexican Huatusco El Santo Guatemalan Ceylan (Organic/ Rainforest Alliance) Costa Rican Tarrazu Linda Vista Micro Lot Ethiopian Natural Sidamo (Fair Trade/Organic)

Rogue Elephant Coffee In The News

In case you missed it, we had a nice little write up about Rogue Elephant Coffee in the Daily Press on August 7th. To view the article, click on the following link: http://www.dailypress.com/entertainment/food/dp-fea-food-jobs-coffee-roaster-0807-20160806-story.html

Smithfield Farmers Market October Schedule and Byrd’s Restaurant

We have some exciting news to share with everyone!  You can now enjoy our Critical Mass Espresso at Byrd’s Restaurant in Newport News.  Byrd’s Restaurant is family-owned and  features dishes that are prepared FRESH each day.  This weekend we were fortunate enough to get a sneak peek of the restaurant and we also enjoyed some breakfast and lunch items from their menu.  The staff was friendly and the food was delicious!  Beginning Tuesday, August 30th, they’ll be open Tuesday through Sunday from 7:00 a.m – Continue reading →

Smithfield Farmers Market August Schedule

We’ll be back at the Smithfield Farmers Market on August 13th and 27th. Until then, you can place an order through our web site or you can pick up our coffee at one of the following locations: Hampton – Glazed Doughnuts, Newport News – Primrose, Norfolk – Westside Produce and Provisions and Five Points Community Farm Market, Virginia Beach – Virginia Garden Organic Grocery and EcoTrends.

We’ll Be Back At The Smithfield Farmer’s Market in August

Just a quick update regarding our Smithfield Farmer’s Market schedule. With the temperature looking like it’s going to be around 100 degrees on Saturday, we’ve decided to beat the heat and enjoy the comforts of AC. We’ll also be taking the July 30th market off. Stay tuned for our August market schedule! In the meantime, we’ve done a coffee drop off at Five Points Community Farm Market in Norfolk (Brogden Blend, Critical Mass Espresso, Honduran COMSA Manos de Mujer (Fair Trade/Organic) and Congo Kivu Butembo Continue reading →