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Great Hikes Near YOU

By Peter Dougherty

 Looking for a quick day trip for a rewarding day off? Here are some fun and easy places to hike with distance from each Java Love! Ramapo Reservation Distance from... Suffern, NY- 10 minutes Montclair, NJ 40 minutes Bethel, NY 1 hour and 15 minutes...

When the Resource Serves the Community

By Peter Dougherty

La Minita was at the forefront of the paradigm shift from the community serving the resource to the resource serving the community, paying all of their workers fair wages, with 80 employees on staff full-time and up to 400 seasonal employees during peak coffee picking season. Full-time employees are eligible for health benefits, retirement plans, as well as maternity leave for mothers.

Go Green with CBD Coffee at Java Love!

By Java Love

Times are a changing and we need to change with them... Go Green with our CBD Coffee Welcome the GREEN MAN, a new specialty hotlist drinks crafted by our barista Keila, a café au lait with honey and CBD oil, a concentrated liquid derived from the...

Why should all Coffee Shops ban straws from their stores?

By Java Love

With these last warm days of summer we indulge in an iced coffee, or maybe a strawberry hibiscus tea with a splash of lavender. Whatever your preference, that refreshing drink comes with adverse consequences.  What?! What I’m talking about is plastic specifically: plastic straws.

How to Make the Best Cold Brew Coffee at Home

By Java Love

If you’re wondering how to make the best cold brew coffee at home, you’ve come to the right place. It’s super simple and very pleasing to the palette – not watery or bitter. Cold brew is actually different than iced coffee – which is brewed...