Owner and Roaster of the Blue Strawberry. Enthusiastic about bringing the best gourmet coffee beans to Cedar Rapids and nationwide!

Moving Day!

We have some exciting news to share!!! We have officially moved to Marion, IA!! This will allow us to bring you even more great coffee! Remember you can grab your favorite beans at our online store and either of the Cedar Rapids or Marion farmers market. Keep an eye on our social media for where…

What’cha Drinking?

What is the best coffee? Most coffee drinkers like to drink coffee non-stop. It’s the caffeine that gets us all going in the morning and helps us stay up when we need a little extra time to do work, hang out with friends, that long drive and so on.  When it comes to coffee a…

From Green to Gourmet Beans

Q: So I hear The Blue Strawberry is opening back up? A: 2020 was a year of change for everyone including us [The Blue Strawberry]. To adapt to the new landscape of Downtown, we leaned heavily into our roasted coffee sales. We focused on online to accommodate having to work from or stay at home…