East Van Roasters
East Van Roasters in Vancouver's Gastown, operated by Managing Director Shelley Bolton (pictured on the right) and chocolatier Merri Schwartz (on the left). They create 'bean-to-bar' chocolate and coffee, roasting and preparing their own ethically-sourced cacao and coffee beans on site. They're also a non-profit initiative giving training and employment to woman in the Downtown Eastside. Visit EVR with Paolo on Saturday just after the 7:30am news.