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Aldea's Elly Bollweg to have water color displayed in upcoming art show

Aldea Coffee barista Elly Bollweg is gaining attention for the art she creates outside of a coffee cup. Next week she’ll have a piece of her work included in an art show in Grand Rapids alongside several regional artists. If you’ve visited the Aldea Coffee shop in Grand Haven you’ve probably seen some of Elly’s artwork. The menu cards and center pieces on the tables feature her drawings. Most menu and graphical items for the Aldea brand come from her talented hand. And of course, the barista also creates art in your favorite latte. But Elly’s gaining recognition for her use of paint not milk. One of her pieces will be on display in All Art Works Fall 2018, on...

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Fun with Aldea Coffee during Coast Guard Festival Week in Grand Haven

Coast Guard Week in Grand Haven means a lot of things: ships, carnival rides, traffic(!), food, and fun. Aldea Coffee enjoyed our fourth Coast Guard Festival by taking part in community activities, serving coffee to locals and lots of tourists, and by having fun. Tell us what you enjoyed most about Coast Guard Week in the comment section below. Elly and Daniel enjoy pizza at the Food Truck Rally hosted by the Grand Haven Elks Lodge. Brittany found a furry friend at the puppy adoption station at the Grand Haven Food Truck Rally.  Jessica and Andrew are comfortable in the Aldea Lounge at the Coast Guard Festival Parade on Saturday. Angie serves lemonade at Aldea's tent at the Craft Fair...

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Aldea Coffee at the Muskegon Farmers Market

We're proud to participate in the Muskegon Farmers Market, one of the best markets in Michigan. Every week we're at the Muskegon Farmers Market we meet new friends and see old friends and vendors that make this part of the state a joy to live in. We recently published a tribute to the Muskegon Farmers Market that includes a history of farmers markets in Muskegon, and highlights vendors that take part.

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Why we're heading to the Beaver Island Music Festival

The Beaver Island Music Festival was started in 2003 because a few people wanted to hear "music in the woods." All these years later, the notes are still playing on this 13-mile long island located in the northern waters of Lake Michigan. The annual Festival will kick off on July 19 and run for three days with great music and appreciation for art and nature. According to the festival founders, Beaver Island Music Festival "promotes the variety and tradition of all music and art." Aldea Coffee will be at the Festival this year for the first time, serving cold brew, lemonade, and other assorted coffee drinks. The photo above shows Madi at our Muskegon facility making lemonade for the event....

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Documentary Screening hosted by Aldea Coffee in Grand Haven

DOCUMENTARY & MISSION EVENT Join us March 14th from 7 to 9 pm at the Momentum Center in downtown Grand Haven for a viewing of the documentary 180 Degrees South, as well as a conversation with the founders of Aldea Coffee.   EXPLORE | ENJOY | PRESERVE We have Klean Kanteen mugs for sale online and at our cafe. Bring yours in, and we'll even wash it for you. These mugs keep your drink hot all day, and protect the environment by reducing the waste of paper to-go cups.

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