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get in where you fit in//new works by Raphael Cornford



If you've been by our Downtown location in the past week, you've probably noticed some new art hanging in the front room. We are very pleased with the work and definitely think it's worth a looksy. Here's a little blurb about it from the artist himself:

Oakland, CA transplant Printmaker Raphael Cornford uses comics as an entry point to examine questions of self and society. By relating appropriated panels and forms from old comics to current events, the cyclical structure of inequity and disregard for the land is made evident. Featuring works from both his FIRE series and a new line of satirical prints, get in where you fit in is a bright, colorful, and intriguing experience at SOMA’s new gallery space downtown.

Opening Nov 4th
Closing Reception with Artist Dec 2nd



We Are Hiring


That's right! Both of our shops are now actively reviewing applications. If you have a passion for coffee, people, and becoming a bigger part of your wonderful Bloomington community, get a hold of us! Our application can be found here. Please note that we expect a 6 month commitment at minimum from our baristas. With that in mind, applicants must submit their hours of availability for the majority of this 6 month window in order to be considered.

Call to Artists


We are interested in displaying art in our shops. Are you interested in displaying in our shops? Drop us a line at info@iheartsoma.com and we can chat about it.

Guest Roaster: Revelator Coffee Company



Established in Birmingham, AL back in 2014, Revelator entered the specialty coffee industry by storm, extending their grasp to now include locations in Louisiana, Tennessee, and Georgia. They pride themselves in a no-nonsense approach to the craft of roasting and brewing coffee while remaining committed to a level of service rooted in the culture of Southern hospitality. They choose coffees to fit a simple, seasonal menu, and roast them to celebrate each coffee’s unique character.

We welcome their Misfit blend as our espresso feature. Comprised of beans originating from the seasonal crops of Latin America, Misfit brings full-bodied tones of butterscotch and toasted pecan with lasting notes of baker's chocolate. Misfit instantly won our hearts as a great partner to our tried-and-true house espresso blend.

For a limited time we will also be featuring their "El Tambor" Guatemalan single-origin beans on our drip selection at both shops. This thoroughly quenching coffee has a cantaloupe-tangerine acidity. With lots of Wurther's Original notes and hints of cranberry and guava, El Tambor has a satisfyingly creamy body that leaves you wanting more.



Updated Coffee Menu


As the coffee growing and harvesting seasons change in different regions of the world, so do our available roasts. Some previously offered roasts will no longer be, and some unfamiliar ones may start to show up. A fully edited coffee menu will be updated on this site to help for those who buy beans and for those interested in knowing what might be offered as a daily drip coffee rotation. As always, we love to hear feedback about your favorite or least-favorite roasts!

Have a Tea Party!


You've been asking for it, and finally we've got it: bulk loose-leaf tea! All 32 types of our tea are now available in quarter, half, or one pound bags (or bring in your own container to fill for a small discount). We'll try to keep them all stocked well, but if you know you want a large amount, please give us a little heads up.