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Celebrating Earth Day with Reusable Bags

Friday, April 22nd marks Earth Day 2016.

In celebration of Earth Day, we are giving customers complimentary reusable shopping bags with their drink purchase that day while supplies last. Check with your favorite location for participation.

From shopping to groceries, you’ll love finding new ways to reuse your bag! And you’ll feel good using an eco-friendly bag vs disposable, single-use, plastic ones!

Over the years, The Human Bean has provided customers with over 80,000 reusable bags on Earth Day. Just think of the thousands of plastic bags we saved by making this small change!

Because supplies are limited, bags will be given on a first come, first serve basis on Earth Day (limit 2 bags per vehicle). Most Human Bean locations are participating, but check-in with your favorite stand before Earth Day to be sure.

Visit our Facebook Earth Day Event Page for more info & updates and join the event for a notification reminder the morning of Earth Day.

See you at The Human Bean for delicious drinks & reusable bags on Earth Day! (4/22)

Sipping on Sunshine!

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You can’t go wrong with these six iced &¬†blended favorites. Give them all a try this season.

1. Blueberry Pomegranate Smoothie 

How it’s made: Need an afternoon pick-me-up?? Try¬†a yummy fruit smoothie blended¬†from real fruit puree and creamy ice cream. Best part is, all our all-natural fruit smoothies are on special for the whole month of June! Try¬†them all!

Barista inside-scoop: With so many yummy options available, switch-up your smoothie for never ending refreshment! The raspberry peach and strawberry lemonade smoothies are delicious!

2. Java Chip Granita 

How it’s made: Mini dark chocolate chips and sweet ice cream meet roasty espresso before blending to perfection.

Barista inside-scoop: Delicious with or without caffeine. The Java Chip Smoothie still has every ounce of chocolaty goodness.

3. Frozen Hot Chocolate 

How it’s made: Your favorite¬†winter weather treat is ready for summer! Premium hot cocoa blends with¬†ice cream to satisfy true¬†chocolate lovers.

Barista inside-scoop: Add a hint of toasted marshmallow to this frozen favorite.

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4. Green Tea Smoothie

How it’s made: An irresistible blend of sweet green tea and creamy ice cream is pick-me-up¬†perfection if you ask us!

Barista inside-scoop: A scoop of blackberry or raspberry turns this creamy smoothie into a refreshing afternoon treat.

5. Rockstar Energy Drink

How it’s made: Sweet syrups brighten bubbly Rockstars with vibrant colors and flavors.

Barista inside-scoop: Infuse with fruit flavors like blue raspberry, pomegranate or passion fruit. Can’t decide on just one flavor, go with your top¬†TWO favorites!

6. Blended Chai Latte

How it’s made: Concentrated chai tea meets sweet¬†ice cream and cold shaved ice creating a¬†smooth & refreshing Blended Chai you’ll love.

Barista inside-scoop: Add a scoop of vanilla and top with whipped cream & cinnamon sprinkles for a real treat.

The next time you’re craving something icy on a hot day,
you’ll find your refreshment at The Human Bean.

Team Sponsorship for Local Bike Race

The Human Bean is a proud supporter¬†of the communities we serve. Through fundraisers, donation days and sponsorships, we’ve raised and donated thousands of dollars for countless organizations over the years. ¬†For example, our biggest annual fundraiser, Coffee for A Cure, has raised¬†over $850,000 for community¬†breast health centers since 2002. Learn¬†more about Coffee for A Cure here.

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In addition to large-scale fundraisers like Coffee for A Cure, The Human Bean also values supporting smaller¬†local events too, like the “Brewhaus Cross”. The Human Bean supported this event by sponsoring a¬†¬†race team from Southern Oregon’s¬†Marty‚Äôs Cycle Bicycle Shop. The Brewhaus Cross is an exciting 4 day bike race held each September that benefits local Search & Rescue.

The bike races were held over the summer on Thursday the 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th of September at the Bigham Knoll Campus in Jacksonville, Oregon. During and after¬†the race, bikers and supporters enjoyed yummy Brats and beer from Jacksonville’s Schoolhaus Brewhaus Restaurant.¬†Since 2004, this fun local¬†event has raised over $200,000 in cash and equipment for¬†Josephine County Search and Rescue. The Human Bean is proud to support¬†Marty‚Äôs Cycle Bike Shop’s race team in such an awesome community event!
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Coffee For A Cure 2015

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Last Friday, Oct 23rd, marked our 10th annual Coffee For A Cure event.

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On this day, The Human Bean donated their beverage and pastry proceeds to local hospitals to financially support women facing breast cancer. Over the past 10 years and with support like yours, The Human Bean has raised over $850,000 through Coffee For A Cure.

Join us next year for a delicious beverage¬†from The Human Bean on Coffee For A Cure¬†and feel good knowing you’re supporting local women in your community. For more information, join our event page: Coffee For A Cure 2015.

3 Reasons to Love Coffee For A Cure:

1.) Proceeds from all beverages & pastries are donated.

2.) Supports women in our communities facing breast cancer.

3.) Funds raised are kept local and donated to community hospitals.

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Again, thank you to all who supported this event by enjoying a beverage on Friday and making a donation.¬†We couldn’t have done it without you!

Cheers to Years of Coffee & Community

There’s so much to be excited about¬†this summer at The Human Bean! Many of our Human Bean locations are celebrating¬†business anniversaries by¬†giving back to the most important aspect of their business, the customers they serve of course!

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All¬†three Grants Pass, Oregon locations celebrated their second year¬†of ownership on July 1st. Promoting their anniversary as Customer Appreciation Day, The Human Bean of Grants Pass was beyond¬†excited¬†to recognize their loyal¬†customers and the feeling was mutual. Grants Pass customers¬†were happy to celebrate this day with their favorite baristas around. A regular customer from¬†Grants Pass ¬†commented on Facebook, “Thanks for the great service and for¬†always remembering my drink order even before I get there!” Congratulations on the anniversary Grants Pass!

Also to celebrate noteworthy¬†anniversaries this summer is The Human Bean of Lake Havasu City, Arizona and The Human Bean of Seaside, Oregon. The northern Lake Havasu City location is thankful¬†for 10 great years and can’t wait to celebrate such a milestone with their recently opened 2nd¬†location on the south-side of town.

The Human Bean of Seaside celebrates 8 wonderful years mid August this year. Seaside franchisees couldn’t be prouder of the community involvement they’ve established in Seaside and are bringing their same lively spirit to their Warrenton location which¬†opened last October.¬†‚ÄúWe try to separate ourselves by really standing out as a supporter of the community,” said Seaside franchisee. Another successful year in business proves their efforts are appreciated, congratulations Seaside!

See what these locations are up to now on Facebook! Like their page to receive updates on specials, events and much more!

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Concerts in the Park Sponsorship

It may have been 106¬į, but The Human Bean brought The Breeze to Concerts in the Park in Southern Oregon.

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The Human Bean is a proud¬†sponsor of Jackson County’s weekly concert series called Concerts in the Park coordinated by Medford Parks & Recreation.¬†Last¬†week,¬†they pushed their sponsorship even further by providing free iced tea to those attending the concert.¬†Featuring their sweet summertime iced tea called The Breeze, HB baristas served overheated concert enthusiasts refreshing green iced tea sweetened with a splash of lemonade and raspberry.

Everyone who tried The Breeze had nothing but great things to say and the community event  was a huge success overall. The Human Bean takes pride in the active role they play within the community and they look forward to supporting similar events in the near future.

Tennis Sponsorship Supports Community

The Human Bean proudly sponsored the 19th annual Tennis Championships held at the Rogue Valley Swim and Tennis Club on June 12-14, 2015. The Tennis Championships is a community fundraising event dedicated to supporting children in the community of Jackson County.

In fact, ALL profits raised from this event were donated to a local non-profit Parks & Recreation Foundation. This worthy foundation supports enrichment programs for youth and adults as well as aids in the development of community projects and parks. The money raised from the Tennis Championships will be specifically given as sports scholarships to local children who would otherwise be unable to participate.

The Human Bean believes in giving back to the communities they serve and plan on sponsoring additional fundraising events benefiting local residents in the future.

Cheers to a Healthy & Tasty New Year!

Rarely do Healthy & Tasty go hand and hand, so naturally our response is, ‚ÄúWhat‚Äôs the catch?‚ÄĚ But lucky for you and your New Year‚Äôs resolution to live a healthier lifestyle, there is no catch. We are featuring two drinks this season that offer you the best of both worlds. The Acai Berry Smoothie and Mate Latte. Both taste delicious & leave you feeling great and guilt-free.

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Fruity Acai Smoothie
Our Acai Smoothie contains nature super fruits like acai berries, bananas, blueberries, blackberries and pomegranates. These fruits pack the Acai Smoothie full of antioxidants associated with increased energy and a stronger immune system. Best part is, Acai Smoothies taste great and are dairy-free. Try a delicious & nutritious Acai Berry Smoothie to kick-start your morning or for that much needed afternoon pick-me-up.

Frothy Mate Latte
The aroma and delicate flavors of herbal mate are sure to add a touch of relaxation to your busy mornings. Balanced with the creaminess of steamed 2% milk or other delicious non-dairy substitute, the Mate Latte is frothy, warm and sure to satisfy. Herbal Mate is also known for boosting metabolism and balancing mood and energy. Enjoy a Mate Latte hot, iced or even blended.

Pro-Tip: Add a flavor like vanilla or white chocolate to your Mate Latte for a touch of sweetness.

Coffee for A Cure.. 9 Years Strong

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Our 9th annual Coffee for A Cure donation day is this Friday, October 24th and we are both ready and excited to celebrate with you. Proceeds from Coffee for A Cure’s one-day beverage and pastry sales will be donated to local hospitals to provide uninsured and under-insured women in our communities with low income mammograms, treatment and follow-up care.

This year marks the ninth annual Coffee for A Cure donation day, and over the years it has become much more than a fundraiser for us. It has become a part of our brand’s identity. Coffee for A Cure is about giving back and being a supporter of the communities we serve. Thanks to your support, Coffee for A Cure has raised over $548,000 to date.

From guest baristas to scavenger hunts, Coffee for A Cure has grown from a single donation day, to exciting festivities all October long. We’re always looking for ways to improve and expand Coffee for A Cure. This year, we introduced Lip Balms for A Cure that will raise an additional $2,500 toward our cause.

Be sure to support the women in your local community by purchasing any beverage and/or pastry at our 9th Annual Coffee for A Cure donation day this Friday, October 24th. Stay connected with us by JOINING our Coffee for A Cure Event Page and INVITE your friends to help support HERE!