El Salvador - La Guachoca 'Natural'
Finca La Guachoca is located in the foothills of the extinct Cerro Verde volcano. Maria Pacas and her family have farmed coffee in El Salvador since 1905. This farm, acquired in 2008, is named after the quail-like bird that is native to this region and often sighted within the coffee trees.
Tasting notes: Melon, Strawberry, Honey
Elevation: 4740 - 5419 ft
Process: Natural - Sundried
Farm/Region: Finca La Guachoca / Apaneca-Ilamatepec mountain range
Fun Fact: La Guachoca provides 90 jobs per month during the harvest period and 50 during the non harvest period.
The overlord of Ghost Town, the one who started it all! Chad began roasting coffee in 2006 in Belgrade, MT. He is very passionate about bicycles, loves Bozeman’s sense of community, and loves the value for small independent businesses in the community. His favorite coffees are constantly rotating with the seasons.
Clarissa Joined forces with her husband in 2010 and has been a huge player in making Ghost Town what it is today. She has three lovely dogs and loves to go on daily lunch walks with Chad.
Julianna joined Ghost Town in March of 2020, and has been an essential member of the team since. You can find her Motorcycle-camping, shredding the drums, and hanging out with her little pup, Clark. Her favorite drink is an Ethiopia pour-over!
Kind, bubbly, and well organized.
The whole reason both cafés runs smoothly without imploding is all due to Natalie and her stellar managerial skills.
Originally from Massachusetts, she dwells with her fiancé in Bozeman.
Productive, Intuitive, and mechanically inclined, Aaron can take any espresso machine apart and put it back together (and does everyday). Originally from Idaho, and loves golf and snowboarding. His favorite drink from the cafe is an almond milk latte with honey and cinnamon.
Lauren 'Sully' Sullivan
Fiesty, Spontaneous, and caring; Outside of wholesale, you can find Sully hiking and climbing with her pupper, Baloo... and she is likely drinking an African coffee. On any given day, she’s probably dressing up for one of our themed costume days.
Rena started as a Ghost Town barista in February 2020, but quickly found a new home at the coffee roaster. She credits her Chicago roots for her loud and hilarious personality, and when not at work she can be found doing stand-up comedy, long-distance road biking, and quoting Lord of the Rings to literally anyone who will listen. Her favorite drink in the cafe is an espresso shot over ice, and her favorite dino is a Brachiosaurus.
Sam, the queen of dad jokes, was born in Flint, MI but has lived in Montana for a number of years. Her favorite drink is a honey americano, and loves to flash-brew Ethiopian coffees. She’s currently a student at MSU studying History & Education!
Barista, Media Director
Like a shark that stops swimming, Tanner might die if he’s not doing something creative. He loves bright fruity pour-overs and creating unique drinks for the cafe. Originally from Montana, he majored in film during college, and runs a wedding photography company with his wife!
Known to brighten up your day like a ray of sunshine, Kate brings enthusiasm to each day in the cafe! Originally from South Dakota, she’s obsessed with the mountains around Bozeman. She loves to hike, bake, puzzle, and runs a Wedding Photography company with her husband. Her favorite coffee origin is Ethiopia for the warm and bright fruit notes.
The smiliest person around! Originally from Three Forks, she loves to paint at home with a cup of Costa Rica, and is currently studying Sociology at MSU. Her biggest responsibility is to keep the plants alive at Ghost Town, and her favorite part of Bozeman is “las montañas”.
As a true local, Camille has always called Bozeman home. She loves exploring the great outdoors with friends and family, and is a fantastic baker. Her favorite drink in the cafe is the Bee Sting, and her favorite coffee is the Guatemala Monja Blanca
Flavor Notes: Zesty, Earthy, Spicy Origin: East Texas
Bold and intense at first with bright and warm finish. Okay, Jedda is not a specialty coffee, but it absolutely runs in his blood. Jedda joined the team in May of 2020 as he moved to the area from Austin, TX. His favorite pastime is to explore in the mountains with his dog and his wife. His favorite drink in the cafe is a classic Espresso Doppio.
Easily the smiliest person at Ghost Town, Brook joined the Ghost Town team in May of 2020. Originally from Helena, Brook’s favorite drink in the cafe is an oat milk cortado, and her favorite coffee origin is Rwanda! Outside of work, you can find her painting or enjoying the spring wildflowers!
Originally from Kalispell, Ryan migrated to Bozeman for his studies at MSU in Philosophy and Psychology. Outside of the cafe, you can find him jamming on his guitar, climbing, and drinking anything South American out of his Aeropress.
Ghost Town New Location
We are very excited to announce our second cafe, located in the Black Olive apartment building at the intersection of Black Ave and Olive Street. Our new cafe is now open.