Blogging: Attempt #1

Written During our First 2 Years

Values: Love your Neighbor

By Nate Grenier | Feb 8, 2018

As seen on the back wall of our annex are these two phrases: Love your neighbor. Serve your city. These two values came as one of our founding employees (Rachel) was reading/watching a talk about a group of people who are creating a culture based on these two principles. We fell in love with this…

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Logo Explained. Pt.3 – Pour Over Image

By Nate Grenier | Dec 18, 2017

As we continue the saga into explaining our logo, the pour over image is clearly seen. This imagine speaks to us on so many levels because of the significance it plays within our journey. I have said elsewhere that when we started this journey we knew nothing of business, opening one, and only knew coffee…

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Trust: Easy Come, Easy Go..or is it?

By Nate Grenier | Dec 2, 2017

Over the past few months, the world has been hit with so many devastating and disappointing news. Most recently this news has come in the world of sexual harassment. The news is littered with stories… and there’s a common thread: people used their position of power to violate the trust of others. Trust is a…

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Logo Explained. Pt. 2

By Nate Grenier | Nov 19, 2017

The previous post I commented on the CIRCLE of the logo. (Missed that post? Its ok! Click HERE to read up on it). This time I want to dive into the name itself that takes the first half of the circle. If you do not know our full story yet, it is a long and…

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Logo Explained. Pt. 1. The Circle

By Nate Grenier | Oct 24, 2017

As most of you know our logo is a large circle with our name and a graphic of a pour over. In the next few posts, I want to take some time and explain why we loved this graphic so much, what it means for us as we look at it and how it helps…

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Year One in the books!

By Nate Grenier | Sep 26, 2017

Hard to imagine that one year has passed since we took over Solar Cafe! The location has been so ideal. Thanks to the City of Hilliard and the many people who have worked so hard to bring people to this downtown area, we have meet so many people throughout the year. Some have become good…

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Value: All about the people

By Nate Grenier | Aug 28, 2017

For the next few blog posts, I wanted to present our values at Coffee Connections. We have one key value that we live by – All about the people. That key value is lived out in two ways: Love your neighbor and Serve your city. For this first installment, I want to touch on the…

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The Perfect Shot?

By Nate Grenier | Aug 20, 2017

The perfect shot. If you talk to coffee professionals and experts, this is possible despite being complicated. Even the idea of THE perfect shot has variables. That being the case, lets take a moment and pull apart these words “Perfect Shot”. Perfect. A attribute that is hard to obtain and qualify. Chances are your definition…

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Starting off strong

By Nate Grenier | Sep 20, 2016

We are in week two of Coffee Connections occupying 4004 Main Street. So far it has been busy and we have been interacting with so many people. The responses that we have been getting from the Hilliard community is so encouraging. We are very grateful for everyone who has been coming out and the regulars…

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