Small Bites: Get jacked on caffeine for greenways

Green beans: Get totally jacked for greenways with this blend from Dynamite Roasting Company.
Green beans: Get totally jacked for greenways with this blend from Dynamite Roasting Company.

Want greenways? Of course you do, but some are divided as to whether or not the city should be spending money on such things right now. That's part of the reason why local businesses have begun uniting in support of the Greenways Initiative of Connect Buncombe, a group that’s working to build greenways and trails locally to increase transportation options, opportunities for healthy activities and all the other good things that come from having open space in which to romp.

Dynamite Roasting Company is getting into the game this month. Through June, the coffee roaster will donate 100 percent of the proceeds from their new “Greenways, Please” coffee blend to Connect Buncombe’s countywide greenway system initiative. That’s change you can … drink.

Greenways, Please is an "active blend with notes of honeysuckle and milk chocolate," say authorities on such things. We don't know what active tastes like, but we know where you can get it.

Dynamite Roasting Coffee Bar in Black Mountain as well as local Dynamite Roasting Co. distributors (Greenlife Grocery, for one) will carry the blend. You can also have it delivered to your doorstep through the Mother Earth Produce delivery service (

And, on June 23, Cycle to Farm supports Black Mountain Greenways and local farms with a 62 mile metric cycle with stops at area farms. The Greenways, Please blend will be sold at the event registration and after party (more at

Learn more about Dynamite Roasting Company at Learn more about Connect Buncombe at

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