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Grown, Milled, and Roasted by FRINJ in California

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FRINJ
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I grow coffee in

Darrell and Kristen Becker

I grow coffee in
Montecito, CA
Darrell and Kristen Becker

Jason Mraz

I grow coffee in
Oceanside, California
Jason Mraz

Mike Masino

I grow coffee in
Carpinteria, California
Mike Masino

Jay Ruskey

I grow coffee in
Goleta, California
Jay Ruskey

Chris Calkins

I grow coffee in
Encinitas, California
Chris Calkins

Jeff Brown

I grow coffee in
Santa Barbara
Jeff Brown

Mike Mellano

I grow coffee in
Carlsbad, California
Mike Mellano

Two decades ago, on a hillside in Santa Barbara County, California, a coffee experiment began.

An organic farmer began cultivating coffee in the Continental United States.

With over 15 years of nurturing, scientific testing, and natural plant breeding, a new coffee experience emerged.

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“The first American coffee grown. I can not wait to have it every morning.”

— Debbie Jo Cousins Pope

“The experience I had went beyond my expectations, I expected a really good experience, but it was really really really really really really good! it was awesome!!! The pace was just perfect, we were not rushed, we had plenty of […]

— Fredo, Julia, Juan & Lily

“I definitely will recommend Frinj coffee to my friends and anyone I know because of its flavor, because it’s organic, grown in Cali, and because of its background of how it got started.”

— Fredo, Julia, Juan & Lily

 
FRINJ is pioneering
California-grown coffee
for generations to come

Awakening care on the FRINJ

Awakening care in the fields

Awakening care in your life

Recent News

June 20, 2022 | WineEnthusiast

These California Farmers Want You to Think About Coffee the Way You do Wine

Jay Ruskey, cofounder and CEO of California’s Frinj Coffee, wants us to think about coffee as we do wine. For 20 years, he’s been perfecting the art of coffee growing in an unlikely place—California—and now you can taste that place […]

April 26, 2022 | CA GROWN Blog

Coffee from California? Sip happens!

California’s central and southern coasts are best known for their abundant berry, avocado, and citrus production, but Good Land Organics owner Jay Ruskey would like to add coffee to the list. What began as a small test crop over 20 […]

March 08, 2022 | Gastropod

Gastropod looks at food through the lens of science and history.

If you hopped in a time machine for a cup of coffee from a 17th-century London coffeehouse, you would probably be a bit disappointed by their stale, bitter brews. We told you the story of how coffee jumped from its […]

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