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Adnoris “Bo” Torres

Adnoris “Bo” Torres

Hey Everyone, meet Bo. It is always a pleasure when he visits the shop. Bo is a change maker here on the westside of Grand Rapids. He has a wealth of knowledge to pass on to everyone he meets and no matter who you are he meets you with a smile and a willingness to...
Eric “Oats” Olivero

Eric “Oats” Olivero

Hey Everyone, meet Eric. He is an extraordinary young man. He’s full of wisdom, energy, silliness, and love. To have a conversation with Eric is to be heard. If you ever get the chance to say hello make sure you do! We enjoy him every time he visits. We sat down...
Jerry Rodriguez

Jerry Rodriguez

Hey Everyone, meet Jerry. He has spent the last two weeks hanging out at Roots Brew Shop and has quickly become a friend to us. He was one of our four Artprize 9 artists. His work was interactive and inspiring. He had such an amazing story to tell and lesson for us to...
Michael Fravel

Michael Fravel

Hey Everyone meet Michael. He’s an original here at Roots Brew Shop. He brings such joy, peace, and calm to this shop. It has been an amazing honor to get to know him over these past two years. Your life is better when you know him. If you see him around say...
The Michael Bredeweg

The Michael Bredeweg

Hey Everyone, meet Michael. This guys has more energy than most and chooses to experience life to the fullest. He’s funky, silly, and has a winning smile. He’s been a fixture here at Roots, but has recently taken a teaching job down in Texas. He made it...
Tiffany Elmergreen

Tiffany Elmergreen

Hey Everyone, meet Tiffany. She’s an amazing woman and we are honored to know her. Tiffany is a phenomenal artist and it makes us smile every time she visits us at the shop. We sat down and asked her a few questions. Describe yourself in two sentences I am a...
Aman Alymkanov

Aman Alymkanov

  Hey Everyone, meet Aman. He’s from Kyrgyzstan and comes to Grand Rapids a few times a year. We have been fortunate enough to get to know him on his last few trips here. He is an inspiring young man who is working to make change happen in our world – all...
John Abe

John Abe

Hey Everyone, meet John Abraham. He is an exceptional young man and someone who has been involved with Roots for a long time. If you look carefully at one of our tables you can see a picture of him helping finish our floors. We sat down and asked him a few questions....
Nate Ellens

Nate Ellens

Hey Everyone, meet Nate. He’s been with Roots since we opened. He has used this shop for many study sessions and is on his way to being an amazing doctor. You can usually find him drinking a cafe miel (he’s been working on getting it put on the menu as...
Lane Zabawa

Lane Zabawa

Hey Everyone, meet Lane. He’s wonderful; always has a smile on his face, is encouraging, and an outstanding listener. Lane can often be found sitting at the counter chatting with staff or holding a meeting at Roots. If you get a chance to say hello make sure you...