Groundswell Roasters is a coffee roaster located in the Strathcona area of Vancouver, BC. We roast coffee in small batches and produce award-winning, organic and ethically sourced coffee. We sell coffee through various retailers, supply offices and partner with cafes to bring exceptional coffee from bean to cup. 

our mission



Make great coffee: that's good for the farmer, the environment and exceptional in the cup!

Give youth: the chance to create a better future by working IN the business, learning skills in coffee and microbusiness.  




We greatly appreciate all of the support that we have received to date.  

A special thanks to funders of our Youth Microbusiness Program:

City of Vancouver

Eastside Community Fund

Robert Conconi Family Foundation

Vancouver Foundation

National Bank


A special thanks to Pallet Coffee Roasters for their training and support. 


how can you support?


There are more ways to support than drinking our coffee, though we think that's the fun part! We're always looking for inspiring people in business or coffee to support our youth program.  

Whether it be specialty coffee, sales, marketing or social enterprise, if you have something you'd like to share with our program please get in touch, we're love to hear from you!


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