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A Letter From The Founders.

Dear Aldea Family, As this year comes to a close, sitting down and writing something to all of you is a first for us; hopefully the first of many to come. To begin with, we are sending this to update you on the many developments Aldea has undertaken in 2019. We opened a new café, are acquiring a building to permanently house our roaster, started baking most of our own pastries, and doubled our staff. Needless to say, we could not have done this without all of you. The business consultants of the world might want to call you customers, but we know that is far from the truth. You are close friends and much more like family. You have...

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Coffee by Carlitos: Special Limited Release!

Last year, we brought you the coffee of Charlie “Carlos” Heins, for the first time. It was a big hit and we loved your excitement and feedback. To date it is one of the highest quality coffees available at Aldea. Charlie’s coffee farm only produced 300 pounds this year, so we are again doing a limited release for the holidays. We want to show what a difference a year can make and how special we feel being involved in the lives of the growers we work with is. Charlie's Second Coffee Harvest You might think growing coffee in the mountains of Honduras seems like a romantic notion, Carlos proved it really can be. Seriously, maybe we should wait until Valentines...

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We’re opening a second location:
Here’s why and how you can help!

The word Aldea means “community or village” in Spanish. This word has become the cornerstone of what we do here in West Michigan. We use coffee to foster the genuine human connection that builds a powerful community. Whether you’re looking for a cup of coffee, a friend to chat with, or a comfortable place to get some work done, we strive to provide that for you. This is why we are so excited to open a second cafe, located in the thriving community of Muskegon, MI at 794 Pine St. As a business, we have engaged in Muskegon in many ways since our beginning as a non-profit in 2009, and it is with great pride that we have watched the...

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