Memphis Grindhouse: A coffee with a cause

By Updated: January 02, 2020 10:02 AM CT | Published: December 31, 2019 4:05 AM CT Breaking News
<strong>David Pitman roasts a batch of coffee at the J. Brooks Coffee Roasters facility in Memphis on Dec. 26, 2019. The new Grindhouse Coffee is roasted and packaged at the facility. Grindhouse owners say 25% of all proceeds from sales will benefit elementary schools in the Shelby County Schools system.</strong> (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

David Pitman roasts a batch of coffee at the J. Brooks Coffee Roasters facility in Memphis on Dec. 26, 2019. The new Grindhouse Coffee is roasted and packaged at the facility. Grindhouse owners say 25% of all proceeds from sales will benefit elementary schools in the Shelby County Schools system. (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

After unsuccessful attempts to open a brick-and-mortar coffee shop in Whitehaven, two Memphis men are now selling their coffee brand directly to consumers. 

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Dwayne Chaffen Rick Askew Memphis Grindhouse Coffee John Pitman J. Brooks Coffee Roasters
Elle Perry

Elle Perry

Elle Perry is a reporter and digital producer. The Memphis native and two-time University of Memphis graduate has written for publications including The Memphis Business Journal, Memphis Flyer and High Ground News, and previously served as coordinator of The Teen Appeal.


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