Birchwood Coffee Company: Serving love, passion and family recipes in Apopka

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How the magic is made at Birchwood Coffee Co.

By Crystal Jacome, Interning Correspondent with The Apopka Voice

What brings your family together? Could it be a special occasion, a specific board game, or even a special treat?

For Danielle Bjork and her family, it’s coffee.

Birchwood Coffee Company, located at 2107 East Semoran Boulevard, is a brand new family-owned coffee shop in Apopka that, when you step inside, you feel the love, passion, and hard work that went into this family symbol of love.

“It really didn’t matter what the occasion was [that] we were gathering for, coffee was

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True Food Kitchen restaurant opening soon

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The long-awaited West Palm Beach location of True Food Kitchen is set to open at Rosemary Square at the end of July.

The health-minded national chain restaurant co-founded by wellness guru Dr. Andrew Weil was expected to debut in the fall of 2019. That announcement was made months earlier, when the plaza was known as CityPlace.

The upscale-casual, holistic foods eatery, which opens July 30, takes over the former Restoration Hardware store space, across from the Tommy Bahama shop. The space features indoor and outdoor dining areas and a menu inspired by Weil’s devotion to anti-inflammatory foods.

But don’t expect

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21 Plant-Based High-Protein Meals Without Meat

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Whether you’re fully vegetarian or just trying to add more meat-free options to your recipe rotation, these will help.

Whether you’re entirely vegetarian or you just want to introduce some meat-free options into your recipe rotation, we’ve got you covered with these plant-based meals — all of which are high in protein. 🌱


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Many plants — not to mention, cheese and eggs — have plenty of protein, so you can take on Meatless Mondays (or go vegetarian) without worry. From a protein-packed take on cheesy mac ‘n’ cheese to a sweet but

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Mercon Coffee Group and Conservation International Launching Environmental Sustainability AssessmentDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

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International green coffee supplier Mercon Coffee Group is launching an environmental sustainability assessment program with support from corporate sustainability experts Conservation International.

The assessment will apply resources to review Mercon Group’s existing in-house sustainability program, called LIFT, while testing ways to integrate natural climate-related solutions into coffee production.

The program will also involve research into how specific activities may reduce on-farm greenhouse gas emissions while maintaining high production levels, Mercon Group said in an announcement of the initiative.


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The environmental sustainability program is being supported through a US$50 million loan from IDB Invest, the private

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