The Marketplace

Help support diverse businesses at our marketplace! All attendees will receive $10 toward one purchase as a thank you for joining us.

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We honor the farmers, lands, and cultures that bring amazing sustainable coffees and teas to the world and help us bring Blue’s to you.

At Blue’s, we center our commitment to sustainable sourcing and work collaboratively with our farming and roasting partners to ensure that our products are grown and harvested using practices and technologies that honor the lands and the communities that sustain and cultivate them. We are a certified minority-owned business and proud members of the Coffee Coalition for Racial Equity. Blue’s is a community-centered enterprise and seeks to reconnect communities of color here in the District and nationwide to their environmental heritage through partnerships with local farms, community gardens and greenhouses, and environmental projects.

The Black Owned Black Operated Collective or B.O.B.O. is a wholesale retail brokerage that exclusively sources for produces and sells Black Owned C.P.G. products. Through our Collective of completely Blackowned supply chain professionals we help scale up production of Black Owned C.P.G. products, But we don’t stop there.

We take it to the next level and certify those products using NFT Blockchain Technology making them official , transparent and easy to procure for retail buyers looking to diversify their shelves and easy to identify for consumers who want to support Black-owned businesses.