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Morning Rituals with Kenzie + Isa of Yo También

We met Kenzie and Isa at Echo Park Craft Fair in May. Actually, first we ate their arepa's, and they were so delicious we had to find out who made them. So we walked from our coffee booth down to the stand they were sharing with our friends, Leaves and Flowers, and had our first encounter with Yo También. Kenzie and Isa were calmly, almost nonchalantly, whipping up their arepa's. It was clear they really find their zen through cooking, and take joy in sharing it with other people.  This summer, Kenzie & Isa have been living and working at Full Belly Farm in the Capay Valley of Northern California. We reached out to them to share a bit of what life's like at the farm, and get...

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Morning Rituals with Emily and Fred L'Ami

  Emily and Fred are two of our favorite people. We met them at a birthday party at our friends Brian and Jessie's house early in 2016. We hit it off, and made dinner plans for a few weeks later.   Within that time, we decided to start a coffee company and even had a name for it: Canyon! Over dinner, Fred and Emily were surprised to learn about our vision for our company. We were then surprised, in turn, to learn that they had their own incense company (Bodha) and Fred is a designer!   And just like that, our new friendship blossomed into a creative collaboration. Fred and Emily both played a huge role in helping shape Canyon (Fred designed the Canyon logo...

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Kacie Carter | Honey Hi

 Kacie Carter is one of the founders and owners of Honey Hi, one of LA's newest and most-talked about restaurants! We met Kacie in December at Echo Park Craft Fair, where our booths were set up across from each other. We found that she not only makes incredibly tasty, healthy food—she's also a super friendly, down-to-earth and generally an all-around awesome person! We were really excited when Honey Hi decided to carry Canyon on their shelves, because it meant we'd get to spend more time with Kacie (...while eating their delicious bowls and cookies). Food and awesomeness aside, we also relate with and admire Kacie as a fellow entrepreneur. Like her, we are in our late 20's and started our business in October. We...

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Lacy Phillips | Free + Native

Lacy Phillips is the real deal. One of our favorite people and founder of Free + Native, Lacy is one of our constant go-to’s for recipes, wellness tips, and general well being. Both online and in person, Lacy’s grounded presence and perspective have the power to make you laugh at any situation you might have found grave only moments before. She is capable of being fully open and honest, without being blunt; rather, her abundant positive energy conveys the truth that she really wants what’s best for you. Needless to say, we love hanging out with Lacy. We trekked over to her and her partner Max's beautiful home in Echo Park recently for some morning coffee and catch-up. Now, anyone who follows...

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Behind the Scenes at Canyon Coffee HQ + V-60 Pourover Recipe

Like us, our friends Anais and Dax are partners in work-and-play. Maybe that bond is part of why we love hanging out with them so much :) We love their photography, and we had them over to our house recently to have some coffee (scroll down for V-60 recipe below) and capture what Canyon Coffee looks and feels like in these early days of our little company. As usual, we had a blast with Anais and Dax. Hope you enjoy the photos, as we have, and be on the look out for more collaborations soon! Canyon Coffee V-60 Recipe for Two What you'll need: - water kettle- V-60 dripper- V-60 paper filters- Hario Coffee Server (any vessel that can hold at least...

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