SERIES 12: Square One Coffee Roasters, Lancaster

If you were to rely solely on a map to form an impression of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and the surrounding area, you’d likely be profoundly misguided. From the West you can come to Lancaster through Mountville. But things get a little spicier if you come from the East, where you travel through the towns of Blue Ball, Intercourse, Fertility, and straight on to Paradise!  But for all the details and information maps convey, these names are two dimensional and fall woefully short in expressing the soul of a place. And in this case, where you might not think to find a true pioneer and creative force for good in specialty coffee and the universe, it is precisely where you find her. Jess Steffy...

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