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New Transcend Location at Mother's Market Now Open - Get a Free Coffee This Weekend

Mother's Market is a brand new, year-round, 3-day-a-week farmer's market located in the heart of downtown Edmonton. Come on down and visit us this weekend and, when you buy a bag of beans to take home, we'll hook you up with a free regular brewed coffee or cold-brew coffee! Location, hours and details below. Mothers [...]

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CBC's Edmonton AM Coffee Tasting

CBC's Edmonton AM newly minted coffee columnist Poul Mark leads a coffee tasting with host Mark Connolly and guests at the Transcend Garneau location on Monday June 23rd. Listen to the episode here, and stay tuned to CBC Edmonton AM for upcoming monthly features on coffee.CBC Edmonton AM Coffee Column Tasting

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How to Make Cold-Brew Coffee at Home

Cold brew coffee is delicious and refreshing. It's becoming quite a hit at our cafes. The pic to the right shows how we've rigged it up in a keg system at our cafes. There's no need to get that fancy at home of course, so here's what you need to enjoy cold brew in your [...]

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How to Make Cold-Brewed Ice Tea at Home

The little 'InfoToon' above — I think I invented that word, and yes I'm copywriting it :) — has all the steps, but just in case they are repeated below.Empty a 20g pack of Jagasilk tea into a 500mL mason jar or other lidded container. Fill with 450mL of cold water.Lid and refrigerate overnight (10-15 hours) Pour through a strainer [...]

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Rethinking Coffee Freshness

In the early days of Transcend’s history (it has been eight years now!) we packaged all of our fresh roasted beans in craft paper bags. We did this because we wanted to convey to our customers a novel concept: That coffee should not be considered a “shelf stable” product, but rather one more akin to [...]

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Two new Guatemalan coffees

San AgustinThis week we have two brand new coffees from Guatemala to share with you. The first is San Agustin. Josh met the farmer, Ricardo Zelaya, during his sourcing trip this spring. This coffee has wonderful notes of almond, chocolate and toffee with a crisp peach-like acidity and a full smooth body.ORDER NOW Finca ManilaThe second [...]

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Transcend Opening Stall in New Year-Round Farmer's Market

Transcend is very happy to announce that we have secured a stall in the new year-round, three-day a week Mother's Market, expected to open in downtown Edmonton on June 20, 2014. Yes, that's only two weeks away. Yikes. We will have a stall right next to the main entrance, where we will offer hot and cold-brewed [...]

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Coffee for Father's Day

Father's Day is just two weeks away - June 15. We think your dear ol' pa deserves a nice strong cuppa joe, don't you? Here are a few gift ideas to make it so. Technivorm MoccamasterThe ultimate home-brewing gadget. Help him brew like a boss!From $299 | BUY NOW Coffee SubscriptionFresh coffee every month, with a choice [...]

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Free Coffee Day - Tuesday, June 10

Who says nothing in life is free? We cordially invite you to join us on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 to celebrate Free Coffee Day.What's Free Coffee Day, you ask? Well, it's the day you come to Transcend and get a free coffee — either hot or cold-brewed. Without paying for it. Pretty straight-forward right? We decided to [...]

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Two New Ethiopian Coffees Perfect for Summer Brewing

Legend has is that an ancient Ethiopian goat herder named Kaldi first discovered the virtues of coffee. Thousands of varieties of coffea arabica still grow wild in the forests of Ethiopia today. Roughly 98% of the coffee produced in Ethiopia is grown by smallholder producers, each farming less than two hectares of land. These smallholders then combine [...]

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