East Van Roasters began as a social experiment, turned into a social enterprise, and evolved into an artisan business with flare, style, and pure heart. The ultimate goal of EVR has always been to mend hearts and spirits broken by life. The business was designed to provide training and solid employment to the recovering female residents of the Ranier Hotel.
It's a fair trade off. East Van Roasters trains and employs some of the residents, and in turn the employees help make and sell some of the best organic and ethically sourced homemade bean- to-product chocolate, coffee, and confections in the country. Come on in for a slice, nibble, or sip of Heaven. And see for yourself the wonders of this amazing healing program.
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