Mike Sheldrake opened Polly’s Gourmet Coffee in 1976 at the end of Second Street in Belmont Shore. Forty-four years later, he is still roasting coffee beans every morning in the same location. Mike bought the coffee part of the business from Polly’s Pies in 1989 after having worked there since high school. He wanted to learn the business from roots to roasting, and the result was Polly’s Gourmet Coffee.
Before we resume any normally scheduled posts on our social media and blog, we want to acknowledge the importance of our current events and share some resources. Change has to happen; we have the power to educate ourselves and create that change!