The Coffee Hag is famous for awesome specialty espresso drinks (made from Fair Trade, Organic coffee), delicious baked goods and vegetarian food, a unique and inviting atmosphere, outstanding live entertainment, and leading corporate citizenship.
The Coffee Hag was founded in 1992, one of the first specialty coffee shops in the region. We’re proud to have been the part of so many exciting changes in our community during our 24 years in business. One thing that hasn’t changed is our commitment to making everyone feel good about who they are when the walk through our doors, being leading corporate citizens our local and global community, supporting local art and music and offering the best made-with-love coffee and food for our customers.
Jenn Melby-Kelley is a Mankato native, a graduate of the Minnesota State University-Mankato Women & Gender Studies program, a second-generation entrepreneur, one of the area’s most visible GLBT business owners and a well-known local advocate for arts, music, entrepreneurship and positive social change. Since buying The Coffee Hag in 2007, Jenn has worked tirelessly to grow the business into the successful coffee shop and cultural force that it is today.