Merry Oaks Coffee Roasters is a small batch coffee roaster located near Raleigh, North Carolina. We are passionate about providing our customers with the freshest coffee possible. All beans are roasted to order and will almost always be roasted within two days of being delivered to you.
There are a few things that are a little different about our business:
We sell only whole bean coffee, because we believe that coffee is best within 30 minutes of grinding. If you have questions about coffee grinders, we'd be glad to give you some suggestions or recommendations.
We strive to conduct our business in ways that are as sustainable as possible. We package almost all of our coffee in reusable glass jars, which we prefer to be returned to us (alternative packaging is available).
Merry Oaks Coffee Roasters is owned by Eli + Dawn Ruhl. We became interested in roasting coffee in 2006, when Dawn came across a website that detailed how to roast coffee at home. It was an 'a-ha' moment, one of many, in which we thought 'we can make that at home?!' Eli took the information she brought home and fashioned a coffee roaster. We couldn't believe how much better the beans tasted, and we couldn't keep the information to ourselves, so we started sharing our coffee with a few friends. They told their friends, and eventually people started asking if they could pay us for coffee beans. The years since then have allowed Eli to hone both his skills and his passion as a small batch coffee roaster.
We both love to talk about coffee. If you have a question about how to store your beans, what equipment is best for brewing coffee, or how we manage to make coffee that's so delicious, just ask!