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Holiday Break! Starting July 1st expect some delays until July 10th. 

We roast Monday, Wednesday & Fridays to ensure freshness. Free shipping on all orders over $25!

Holiday Break! Starting July 1st expect some delays until July 10th. 

We roast Monday, Wednesday & Fridays to ensure freshness. Free shipping on all orders over $25!

Cockpit to Coffee

How a curiosity for coffee led to an unexpected career change, from tarmac to roasterie

SRQ MAGAZINE | APRIL 2022

BY KELLIANNE HOTON

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Transpiring from sheer curiosity and a hankering for “better coffee,” the evolution of Banyan Coffee Co.—a specialty roaster in Bradenton—was far from expected for husband and wife Josh and Abbey Schmitt.“ I actually never used to have a desire for coffee,” admits Josh laughingly, “but during my time in aviation, that was really the only thing available, and all the other pilots would drink it. So I eventually did too, but started wanting to see what other options were out there.”

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