The Z Beans Stories

Arturo's Role

By Shane Buerster

Now, four years later, we have come a long ways. From 65lbs of coffee to 27,000lbs of coffee - to... Read more

The Second Shop

By Shane Buerster 4 comments

Opening the second coffee shop was, by far, the most difficult thing I have ever tried to do. Countless individuals... Read more

The Next Big Idea

By Shane Buerster

It hurt losing The Next Big Idea. I thought about it for many days and nights. Could I have done something... Read more

What's Your Scale?

By Shane Buerster

Arturo and I thank the mechanic for his hospitality and head back home. On the walk, Arturo brainstorms one more... Read more


By Shane Buerster 1 comment

While we have successfully diversified our supply chain by purchasing coffee from a different region of Ecuador, we still have... Read more