Jackie’s Java and Coffee in the News
ISSUU—Mind+Body: “Coffee Queen”
For many of us, coffee is more than a drink. It’s the answer to those lethargic mornings and sluggish afternoons, a ritualistic rite for mug-toting caffeine-oholics, and a modern-day reflex to draw people together. But for Jackie Harris, it represents something even greater: family.
“Do you have kids?” Harris asks her interviewer.
A nod to the affirmative.
“How you feel about your kids is how I feel about my business, is my guess. I want to see it grow up and become something special.” Selling coffee is clearly more than just a way to make money. “This is my baby. Literally, it is!”
The 31-year-old owner of Fort Collins-based Jackie’s Java has spent about half her life transforming an obsession with Arabica (not that awful Robusta stuff) into a career. She has watched her business grow from roasting raw beans in a boyfriend’s garage into a local and regional favorite, and consistently compares favorably with that other company in Seattle. So her earnestness is justified.
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