Category: Café

Cool Creek Artisanal Honey

Birds and Beans Café is excited to present our latest offering: Cool Creek Apiaries Honey in a 500 gram jar. We’ve been using Cool Creek Apiaries’ unpasteurized, pure and unfiltered bulk honey in our breakfast cookies for years. It is

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Win Tickets to Lakeshorts 2019!

Sample Entry We are offering you a chance to win one of 2 pairs of tickets to the sold out Lakeshorts Film Festival! We have been sponsoring the festival since it started 9 years ago. The festival is a lot

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REUSEit Travel Mug

Enjoy our great new reusable ceramic travel mug.  They are handsome and practical.  They hold a 16 oz beverage. The double insulating wall protects your hand from burns and insulates both hot and cold drinks.   They are dishwasher safe.   And we

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Introducing our New Organic-Fruit Smoothie!

Introducing our new smoothie made with certified organic fresh fruit. We have developed the recipe and WOW is it fabulous!   Made with organic blueberries, strawberries and banana, we add only certified non-GMO coconut milk, water and ice. $6.95/20oz Enjoy this

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Birds and Beans Gives more than a Hill of Beans

In addition to supporting our suppliers who provide us with products and services that embody our values, we are also strongly motivated to support initiatives that
1) are aimed at preserving and restoring habitat for birds and other wildlife;
2) add value to our community and are conducted within the immediate vicinity of the café.

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Reflecting on 5 Years being Palm Oil Free

Warning!  These images reflect the consequences of our blind consumerism.  Whether you join us or not, we are not buying anything with palm oil. Because we are not going to feed the monster. Single organgutan in the last tree standing after deforestation for palm

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Now Serving Cheese and Dill Scone!

We are proud to offer this unique scone made with all organic ingredients.  What a delicious and beautifully textured scone it is!  Great for breakfast or lunch. The organic ingredients mean that it, like all of our baking, our great new

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GMO Free Eats

At Birds and Beans, it is our pleasure and our aspiration to harness all of our resources and efforts to do better.  And for us, better means in alignment with our core values: quality of life, sustainability, richness of experience, and

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Show us your Mimico Joe!

Show us your Mimico Joe! Use the hashtag #MimicoJoe to be entered in our monthly draw for Birds & Beans Gift cards and Mimico Joe T-shirts. Mimico is our home and we love it, which is why it deserves to

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Café by the Lake Menu Choices

Sunflower Kitchen Soups Come in to Birds and Beans Coffee and treat yourself to something special! Our coffees are all certified organic, bird friendly,  and fairly traded, boutique coffees. We use Organic Meadow Milk in our latté and cappuccino. Treat yourself with 100%

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Why is Boxed Water Better?

At Birds and Beans we are forever expanding and deepening our commitment to sustainability. As we learn about issues and find solutions, we weave them into the fabric of what we do. Some years ago, we were struck by a

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Seeking a Compost Partner

About us: We are the cafe part of Canada’s leading roaster of Certified Bird Friendly coffee. Our location is unique – unlike any other we’ve seen. Out back we have a lovely patio with a  view of Lake Ontario and

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Why Birds and Beans Café is palm oil free

The mainstream media has picked up the crisis of a small population of orangutans this week.  Their habitat in Indonesia has been relentlessly brought to ruin by palm oil producers over several decades.  According to RainforestPortal.org  “The globally exceptional Tripa peat

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