Mama Carmen began an orphanage in Guatemala and was gifted a coffee farm. Mark Bray, an agronomist, met Mama Carmen while on a mission trip. Mark helped get the farm up and running and helped her to import their wonderful green coffee beans, and then his coffee roasting skills began… Mama Carmen’s Coffee is a small, quality–focused coffee roaster based out of Fayetteville, AR. We concentrate our efforts on ethical sourcing, the craft of roasting, and exploring the science of brewing delicious coffee to share with you. We source the highest quality green coffee directly from coffee growers and skillfully roast it to develop unique, delicious coffee. Our farmers are our friends and we want them to receive a fair wage for their work. In exchange, they want us to have the best quality coffee to share with you. This meaningful relationship fosters true collaboration on the things we all care about: preserving the land and water for future generations, taking care of our local communities and making a good living by doing what we love. True sustainability in the coffee chain is a result of what we do; caring about people and roasting amazing coffees is how we do it. You can wholeheartedly enjoy your cup of Mama Carmen’s Coffee knowing your purchase is sustainable from seed to cup. You can also visit us at Mama Carmen’s Café on N. College Ave. in Fayetteville.