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.┬áHe’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...
Erika Murray

Erika Murray

Everyone, this is Erika. She’s an amazing young woman. She love to paint watercolor at the shop with various friends. It’s always so fun to see what her latest creation is. If you see her at the shop be sure to say hello! We sat down with her and asked a...
David Benavidas

David Benavidas

Hey everyone – we would like you to meet David. He’s an amazing person and we love that he’s a part of the Roots community. The next time you see him in the shop stop and say hey! We sat down with him and asked him a few question. Sum yourself up in...
Gary Wybenga

Gary Wybenga

Gary is a big part of the Roots Community. He’s here every week and usually multiple times a week. He does great work in the neighborhood where he lives and great work around the world. We asked him a few questions: Sum yourself up in two sentences I am a...
Leah Parker

Leah Parker

Hey Everyone – This is Leah Parker. She an outstanding and fascinating person. You can probably find her sitting at the park chatting it up with the Roots team and creating some pretty awesome pieces of art. We asked her a few questions. Sum yourself up in two...
Andrew Montpetit

Andrew Montpetit

If you haven’t met Andrew yet our guess is you will soon! He hangs around Roots and various coffee shops regularly. He’s got a great creative mind and a big heart. We sat down with him and asked a few questions: Sum yourself up in two sentences Can one of...