Delicately roasted FIRSTHAND Coffee Espresso beans are combined with J.Q. Dickinson Salt for an intense, bold value added product that can be used as a finishing salt, a rub for meats, or to add layers of flavor to any dish.
firsthand coffee cooperative
FIRSTHAND Cooperative is a worker-owned coffee company located in the heart of Appalachia. Inspired by the principles of the fair trade movement, they connect producers and consumers in mountain communities through a fair share guarantee. This commitment to mutual aid and a vision for a sharing economy along coffee supply chains, supports social enterprise development abroad and right here in our mountain home.
WEst virginia sea salt
Sustainably harvest from an ancient ocean nestled under the Appalachian Mountains in the Kanawha Valley, J.Q. Dickinson Salt-Works is free from contaminants commonly found in commercially harvested sea salts.
beyond the book
Students from the WVU Human Nutrition & Foods program mix the roasted, FIRSTHAND coffee espresso beans with J.Q. Dickinson Salt. This hands-on experience allows for an greater understanding of food safety, food processing and food entrepreneurship