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JAM will be a Pie It Forward Buffalo! drop-off site

JAM will be a Pie It Forward Buffalo! drop-off site

We hope you’ll help JAM help others in the days leading up to Thanksgiving, as JAM is proud to participate in Pie It Forward Buffalo! 2019. For the last seven years, Maureen Griffin Tomczak has organized the community baking event which collects pies to include […]

JAM’s new IN-HOUSE baker!

JAM’s new IN-HOUSE baker!

We have exciting news! Annie Krause has been making our delicious pastries, cookies and mini omelettes… and Starting today, she is part of the JAM family baking in house. Welcome to JAM Annie! ☕️ Be on the lookout for gluten free, soy free, nut free, and […]

Step Out Buffalo says TRY JAM!

Step Out Buffalo says TRY JAM!

We’re proud to be one of Step Out Buffalo’s essential new restaurants to try this summer! The patio’s open, the cold brew and kombucha are icy, and the pastries are fresh every day. Open 7-7 daily across from the zoo. 14 ESSENTIAL NEW RESTAURANTS TO […]

JAM Coffee & Community, Part 2: Community

JAM Coffee & Community, Part 2: Community

Everything about JAM is a community effort. After years of grassroots service in the Parkside neighborhood, Amber Small and Monica Cichon founded JAM as the coffee shop that people wanted, but built in a way that it has already become a vested and reciprocating member […]

We’re open for business!

We’re open for business!

Coffee and community at the corner of Parkside and Russell starts Saturday, March 30! We’ll open our JAM Parkside doors at 10am that first day, and then daily from 7am to 7pm with our full array of coffee drinks powered by Tipico Roasters Coffee, along […]

JAM Coffee & Community, Part 1: Coffee

JAM Coffee & Community, Part 1: Coffee

One of the questions we’ve heard more than most as we’ve been preparing to open JAM is… What makes your coffee shop special? The shorthand response is: coffee and community. Those are the two equal pillars of why we do what we do. Our coffee […]

“Rust Belt Capital” – Community Based Capital Models (via Buffalo Rising)

“Rust Belt Capital” – Community Based Capital Models (via Buffalo Rising)

What would happen if community members came together to take control of their own destinies? Source: Buffalo Rising

Can Community Capital Programs Regenerate Upstate NY? | Upstate Venture Connect (via Upstate Venture Connect)

Can Community Capital Programs Regenerate Upstate NY? | Upstate Venture Connect (via Upstate Venture Connect)

Parkside in Buffalo, NY is one Upstate neighborhood victim to our transitioning rust belt economy. The area is now being revitalized with Community Capital. Source: Upstate Venture Connect

Parkside leaders working on community cafe (via The Buffalo News)

Parkside leaders working on community cafe (via The Buffalo News)

Parkside community leaders are working on opening a restaurant at the corner of Parkside Avenue and Russell Street that would redefine “neighborhood café.” Source: The Buffalo News