Bree Bode

Bree Bode

Bree Bode had a relationship with the physical space of Roots before she became a patron of the coffee shop. Boomtown Church used to meet at Roots Brew Shop on Sundays. Bree attended Boomtown and immediately liked the cozy furniture. She began coming into Roots during...
Colin Wade

Colin Wade

Unlike many Roots regulars, Colin Wade didn’t grow up a Michigander. Born in Korea, he was adopted at three months old. His family lived in Seattle, Washington for nine years before spending the next nine years in Africa, India, and Nepal. Upon graduating high school,...

The Golden Hour of Stolen Moments

The morning golden hour. There’s something so encouraging about sunrise and the morning. (Especially in the summer, specifically while camping). The joy that can be found in the time when sleep still hangs over the world but the sun is shining. There isn’t much...
Hillary Morgan

Hillary Morgan

Before Roots was the shop we all know and love, it was a carpeted and wallpapered furniture showroom. And as the first hire, Hillary Morgan helped transform it into Roots Brew Shop. Hillary jokes that her back still hurts from tearing out the carpet and sealing the...
Roots Community – Thanks!

Roots Community – Thanks!

Gosh it feels good to be open again! Thanks for being patient with us this last week. What a wild year! You’ve probably heard that a million times over by now and yet it still rings true. (So help me if I hear the word ‘unprecedented’ one more time). No matter who we...
Steve Volkers

Steve Volkers

  Hey everyone, meet Steve. He is an inspiring and motivated man. He always has a smile on when he walks into the shop. Steve dedicated to people and we can see that from his time spent at Roots. We sat down and asked him a few questions: Sum yourself up in two...
Star Juarez

Star Juarez

Hey Everyone, meet Star. She is an amazing woman with a beautiful outlook on life. Star has been coming to Roots almost the whole two years we’ve been open. She always has a smile on her face and kind words to share with us. She’s engaging and spunky. We...
Dan Buhr

Dan Buhr

Hey Everyone, we would like you to meet Dan. He is an outstanding guy who has been frequenting Roots for quite a while now. It is always great to chat with Dan and his take on world events. He’s always encouraging and engaging. We sat down and asked Dan a few...
Mary Reichard

Mary Reichard

Hey Everyone – meet Mary. She an amazing young woman and friend of Roots. Multiple times a week you can find Mary working at Roots and visiting with people. She always has kind words to share and a craving for chai. We sat down and asked her a few questions:...
Ryan Dammar

Ryan Dammar

Hey Everyone, meet Ryan. What a guy! He’s become a good friend to us here at Roots. Ryan enjoys his green tea and occasionally a waffle on the weekends. We sat down with him and asked a few questions: Sum yourself up in two sentences. I’m a southern Detroit born...