Brewing Change - Get Down Coffee Co.'s Urban Impact

Brewing Change - Get Down Coffee Co.'s Urban Impact

Get Down Coffee Co. is more than just a specialty coffee shop—it's a beacon of diversity and community engagement in Camdentown, Minneapolis. Founded by Houston White and Dan Anderson, the coffee shop is an extension of the Houston White Men’s Room, a Black-owned barber shop that has become a hub for neighbors, artists, and entrepreneurs. In the wake of George Floyd's murder, the coffee shop's mission to foster inclusivity and open doors for those previously unrepresented in the coffee industry took on new significance. Its welcoming atmosphere, music-themed decor, and innovative menu featuring drinks like the Brown Sugar Banana Cream Latte set it apart. Committed to cultural development, Get Down Coffee Co. is part of a larger vision to make Camdentown a model for urban development that is Black-owned and Black-led, yet inclusive for all.

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